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  1. Ricardo Boricua

    Ornithidium coccineum

    This plant is native of Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, some of the Lesser Antilles and South America. In Puerto Rico it can be common in protected areas where the original forest is still intact and the climate is moist and cooler than the lowlands. I have seen it growing in trees and rock faces...
  2. DrLeslieEe

    Paphiopedilum coccineum ‘Little Booties’ AM/AOS

    Exciting news. Little Booties got an AM of 82 points from the AOS from our monthly judging today! It surprised me completely. He’s now proudly strutting his little boots around the other plants lol. Photos under the natural light shows the reddish tones. Thanks
  3. DrLeslieEe

    Paphiopedilum coccineum

    One more flower than last year. Smaller blooms than my original one. Flowers last a long time.
  4. DrLeslieEe

    Paphiopedilum barbigerum var. coccineum ‘Little Bootie’

    So that’s what the label says lol… to me, it’s coccineum. Small but cute. NS 6 cm. Much more compact than my other one, which has been holding a pod (selfing) over 10 months now lol. You can see pod in second pic on the back left.
  5. DrLeslieEe

    Paphiopedilum coccineum

    Through a series of fortuitous events I inherited this plant from my best friend who got it from another of my best friend, who originally bought as a Paph. henryanum! When it first bloomed, it was clearly not as such. Based on pictorial analysis and literature comparison, it is clearly a...