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Orchid Species: Bletia graminifolia

Kew currently accepted name is Arundina graminifolia

Bletia graminifolia is an orchid species identified by D.Don in 1825. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Arundina graminifolia.
Genus
Bletia (Bletia.)
Grex
graminifolia
Parents
Species
Author
D.Don
Year
1825
ORIGIN: Commonly called the bamboo orchid because of it's thin, tall stem with alternating, lanceolate, acuminate leaves, appears to be bamboo, as a giant sized, hot to cool growing, polypodial, terrestrial orchid occurring at elevations of sea-level to 1200 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Commonly called the bamboo orchid because of it's thin, tall stem with alternating, lanceolate, acuminate leaves, appears to be bamboo, as a giant sized, hot to cool growing, polypodial, terrestrial orchid occurring at elevations of sea-level to 1200 meters and blooms through out the year on a terminal, 3 1/4 [8 cm] long, simple or branched, scapose, bracteate inflorescence that carries 2 to 6, fragrant, Cattleya-like flowers, one at a time, that are short-lasting yet successive so the bloom time is extended. It has the same cultural requirements as Sobralia. This plant has been enlarging it's distribution from Asia as it has colonized many new habitats, including Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Guadeloupe. This species can keiki from just below the raceme after flowering.

FLOWER SIZE: 2 1/2 inches [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+ Limodorum Limo graminifolium 1890 Buch.-Ham. ex Hook.f.
Add+ Arundina Ar caespitosa 2007 Aver.
Add+ Arundina Ar graminifolia 1910 (D.Don) Hochr.
Add+ Arundina Ar bambusifolia 1831 Lindl.
Add+ Arundina Ar affinis 1851 Griff.
Add+ Arundina Ar chinensis 1825 Blume
Add+ Arundina Ar densa 1842 Lindl.
Add+ Arundina Ar maculata 1933 J.J.Sm.
Add+ Arundina Ar meyenii 1852 (Schauer) Rchb.f.
Add+ Arundina Ar minor 1831 Lindl.
Add+ Arundina Ar philippii 1852 Rchb.f.
Add+ Arundina Ar pulchella 1854 Teijsm. & Binn.
Add+ Arundina Ar pulchra 1861 Miq.
Add+ Arundina Ar revoluta 1890 Hook.f.
Add+ Arundina Ar sanderiana 1893 Kraenzl.
Add+ Arundina Ar speciosa 1825 Blume
Add+ Cymbidium Cym meyenii 1843 Schauer
Add+ Cymbidium Cym speciosum 1858 Reinw. ex Lindl.
Add+ Ophrys Oph arundinacea 1790 Noronha
Add+ Arundina Ar densiflora 1890 Hook.f.
Add+ Arundina Ar stenopetala 1932 Gagnep.
Add+ Cymbidium Cym bambusifolium 1832 Fowlie
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