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Bletilla ochracea

Bletilla ochracea

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
SubTribe: Bletiinae
Genus: Bletilla
Species: Ble. ochracea
Alliance:
Binomial name
Bletilla ochracea
Schltr. 1913


Bletilla ochracea is a species of orchid found in Asia.

DescriptionEdit

Plant blooms in spring with up to 20 flowers

DistributionEdit

Plant is found growing among grasses in Sichuan and Yunnan Provinces China at around 800 meters in elevation.

CultureEdit

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

VaritiesEdit

ImageNameDescription
Bletilla ochracea S Bletilla ochracea variant Petals and sepals are more white, lip is yellow. Found in Sichuan

NamingEdit

Common Names: The Ochre-Yellow Bletilla

SynonymsEdit

  1. Jimensia ochracea (Schltr.) Garay & R.E.Schult., 1958.

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