IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)


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Range Description

Cypripedium debile occurs in China (west Sichuan, west Hubei, south Gansu and Chongping), Japan (south Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu) and north Taiwan, Province of China.

Cypripedium debile can be found between 2,000 and 3,000 m altitude in China and Taiwan, but down to 1,300 m in Japan.

The extent of occurrence (EOO) is estimated at 5,001,000 km ² and the area of occupancy (AOO) is estimated at 1,500 km².

Sources: Cribb 1997 and 2005, Cribb and Sandison, 1998, efloras 2008, eMonocot 2013, Frosch and Cribb 2012, Hunziker 2007, Perner 2004, Sing-chi and Zhong-Jian 2005, and Singchi et al. 2012.


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