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Orchid Species: Bletia obcordata

Kew currently accepted name is Cephalantheropsis obcordata

Bletia obcordata is an orchid species identified by Lindl. in 1831. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Cephalantheropsis obcordata.
Bletia (Bletia.)
ORIGIN: Found in Fujian, Guangdong, Hainan and Yunnan provinces of China, Japan, Taiwan, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Malaysia, the Moluccas and the Philippines in primary, semideciduous, broad-leafed, mixed and coniferous forests at elevations of 1300 to 1450 meters.

DESCRIPTION: Small to medium sized, warm to cool growing terrestrial orchid with a stout stem carrying several, plicate, elliptic, acute, gradually narrowing below into the clasping base leaf that blooms in the fall on an axillary, erect, slender, to 14 [35 cm] long, racemose, several to many flowered inflorescence.

FLOWER SIZE: 1 inch [2.5 cm] -- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Calanthe Cal gracilis 1833 Lindl.
Add+ Calanthe Cal ramosii 1912 Ames
Add+ Calanthe Cal tubifera 1890 Hook.f.
Add+ Calanthe Cal venusta 1919 Schltr.
Add+ Cephalantheropsis Ceps gracilis 1972 (Lindl.) S.Y.Hu
Add+ Cephalantheropsis Ceps venusta 1972 (Schltr.) S.Y.Hu
Add+ Gastrorchis Gs gracilis 1988 (Lindl.) Aver.
Add+ Limatodis Limatodis gracilis 1855 (Lindl.) Lindl.
Add+ Paracalanthe Paracalanthe gracilis 1930 (Lindl.) Kudô
Add+ Paracalanthe Paracalanthe venusta 1930 (Schltr.) Kudô
Add+ Phaius Phaius gracilis 1977 (Lindl.) S.S.Ying
Add+ Phaius Phaius ramosii 1915 (Ames) Ames
Add+ Cephalantheropsis Ceps obcordata 1998 (Lindl.) Ormerod
Add+ Alismorkis Alismorkis gracilis 1891 (Lindl.) Kuntze
Add+ Alismorkis Alismorkis tubifera 1891 (Hook.f.) Kuntze
Add+ Calanthe Cal bursicola 1950 Gagnep.
Most awarded/recent cultivars: Ceps. gracilis 'Tydares TYCE0901' (2009)
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