Genus: Cypripedium

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Last Modified 01/18/2013

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Cypripedium Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 2: 951. 1753.

List of Cypripedium Species

References to Cypripedium

  • Barrett, S. C. H. 1982. Breeding systems and flowering phenology of boreal forest herbs. Bot. Soc. Amer., Misc. Publ. 162: 28.
  • Barrett, S. C. H.; Helenurm, K. 1987. The reproductive biology of boreal forest herbs I. Breeding systems and pollination. Canad. J. Bot. 65: 2036-2046.
  • Bartgis, R. 1991. Cypripedium candidum and six other additions to the known flora of Maryland. Castanea 56: 220-1.
  • Catling, P. M. 1983. Autogamy in eastern Canadian Orchidaceae a review of current knowledge ands some observations. Nat. Canad. 110: 37-54.
  • Edens-Meier, R. M. 2010. Pollen-pistil interactions in North American and Chinese Cypripedium L. (Orchidaceae). Int. J. Plant Sci. 171: 370-381.
  • Gregg, K. B. 2004. Recovery of showy lady's slippers (Cypripedium reginae Walter) from moderate and severe herbivory by white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus Zimmerman). Natural Areas Journal 24: 232-241.
  • Huntsman, G. R.; Kelly, F. L. 1971. New distribution records for three vascular plants- Cypripedium acaule, Acer negundo, and Silene virginica- in eastern North Carolina. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 87: 174.
  • Kingsbury, J. M. 1966. Poison ivy, poison sumac and other rash-producing plants. Cornell Extension Bulletin 1154: 1-16.
  • O'Connell, L. M.; Johnston, M. O. 1998. Male and female pollination success in a deceptive orchid, a selection study. Ecology 79: 1246-1260.
  • Primack, R. B.; Stacy, E. 1998. Cost of reproduction in the pink slipper orchid (Cypripedium acule, Orchidaceae): An eleven-year experimental study of three populations. Amer. J. Bot. 85: 1672-1679.
  • Proctor, H. C. 1998. Effect of pollen age on fruit set, fruit weight, and seed set in three orchid species. Canad. J. Bot. 76: 420-427.
  • Shefferson, R. P. 2006. Survival costs of adult dormancy and the confounding influence of size in lady's slipper orchids, genus Cypripedium. Oikos 115: 253-262.
  • Sobey, D. G.; Barkhouse, P. 1977. The structure and rate of growth of the rhizomes of some forest herbs and dwarf shrubs of the New Brunswick-Nova Scotia border region. Canad. Field-Naturalist 91: 377-83.
  • Sprague, T. A. 1928. The correct spelling of certain generic names. III. Kew Bull. 1928: 337-79.