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Bletilla formosana

Bletilla formosana

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Bletilla
Species: Ble. formosana
Alliance:
Binomial name
Bletilla formosana
Hayata 1911


Bletilla ochracea is a species of orchid found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in spring with several flowers

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing among grasses in Central and Southern Mainland China and Taiwan.

CultureEdit

Plant is very tolerant of cool to cold temperature and shade to full sun. Water regularly. Keep plant in a well drain medium.

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Beautiful Bletilla

SynonymsEdit

  1. Bletia kotoensis Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30: 325 (1911).
  2. Bletia morrisonicola Hayata, J. Coll. Sci. Imp. Univ. Tokyo 30: 324 (1911).
  3. Bletilla kotoensis (Hayata) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 256 (1911).
  4. Bletilla morrisonicola (Hayata) Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 10: 256 (1911).
  5. Bletilla szetschuanica Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 12: 344 (1922).
  6. Bletilla yunnanensis Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 12: 343 (1922).
  7. Jimensia kotoensis (Hayata) Garay & R.F.Schult., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 18: 183 (1958).
  8. Jimensia morrisonicola (Hayata) Garay & R.E.Schult., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 18: 183 (1958).
  9. Jimensia szetschuanica (Schltr.) Garay & R.E.Schult., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 18: 185 (1958).
  10. Jimensia yunnanensis (Schltr.) Garay & R.E.Schult., Bot. Mus. Leafl. 18: 185 (1958).
  11. Bletilla striata var. kotoensis (Hayata) Masam., Sci. Rep. Kanazawa Univ., Biol. 9: 126 (1964).
  12. Bletilla formosana f. kotoensis (Hayata) T.P.Lin, Native Orchids Taiwan 2: 65 (1977).
  13. Bletilla formosana f. rubrolabella S.S.Ying, Mem. Coll. Agric. Natl. Taiwan Univ. 30(2): 68 (1990).

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