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Genus: Bletilla

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Asparagales > Family: Orchidaceae

Three species cultivated.

Species cultivated in southern Africa

List from Glen (2002).

Bletilla formosana

Native to Taiwan.

 

Bletilla striata

Native to China and Japan.

 

Bletilla yunnanensis

Native China

 
 

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