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Orchid Species: Bletia domingensis

Kew currently accepted name is Broughtonia domingensis

Bletia domingensis is an orchid species identified by (Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers in 1862. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Broughtonia domingensis.
Genus
Bletia (Bletia.)
Grex
domingensis
Parents
Species
Author
(Lindl.) Rchb.f. in W.G.Walpers
Year
1862
ORIGIN: From the island of Hispaniola and Mona Island Puerto Rico where it is found in dry coastal scrub forest at elevations of sea-level to 200 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small sized, hot to warm growing epiphyte with ovoid to fusiform-cylindric pseudobulbs carrying 2 to 3, linear to ligulate, unequally round or bilobed apically leaves with serrulate margins that blooms most often in the spring and summer on a 2' [60 cm] long, slender inflorescence with a panicle of faintly fragrant, or not, flowers clustered at the apex opening in succession over a long period. It is best mounted on wood and given partial shade and moderate humidity but likes xerophytic conditions in the winter.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 to 2 1/2 inches [5 to 6.25 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Broughtonia Bro domingensis 1889 (Lindl.) Rolfe
Add+ Broughtonia Bro violacea 1851 S.Moore & Ayres
Add+ Cattleya C domingensis 1833 Lindl.
Add+ Laelia L domingensis 1900 (Lindl.) Millsp.
Add+ Laeliopsis Lps domingensis 1853 (Lindl.) Lindl.
Add+ Broughtonia Bro lilacina 1851 Henrard
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