Paphiopedilum rothschildianum

Hothouse – Paphiopedilum rothschildianum

P rothschildianum. A brief European history of P.rothchildianum. Paphiopedilum rothschildianum is an orchid that is on top of the endangered species list, and has a history worthy of its nickname. Britain’s Queen Victoria was so attracted to Paphiopedilums that people who discovered new species would name them after her, including Paphiopedilum victoria-mariae and Paphiopedilum victoria-regina. In 1887, Paphiopedilum rothschildianum …

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