Bletia Ruiz & Pav.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is E. Central & S. U.S.A. to Tropical America.

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Virginia, West Virginia, Windward Is.

Bletia Ruiz & Pav. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
K000079776
K000079774
Chase, M.W.C. [82103], Mexico 75575.000
Chase, M.W.C. [82102], Mexico 75819.000
Chase, M.W. [83294] 76373.000
Chase, M.W.C. [83279], Mexico 75807.000
K000079775
K000079777

First published in Fl. Peruv. Prodr.: 119 (1794)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One) Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

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