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Orchid Species: Bletia tuberculosa

Kew currently accepted name is Gastrorchis tuberculosa

Bletia tuberculosa is an orchid species identified by (Thouars) Spreng. in 1826. Culture information and photos for this orchid are commonly detailed under the currently accepted name of Gastrorchis tuberculosa.
Genus
Bletia (Bletia.)
Grex
tuberculosa
Parents
Species
Author
(Thouars) Spreng.
Year
1826
ORIGIN: A large Madagascar cool to hot growing terrestrial species at elevations of 200 to 900 meters.

DESCRIPTION: A large Madagascar cool to hot growing terrestrial species at elevations of 200 to 900 meters that blooms in the fall on a erect, stout, to 2' [60 cm] long, few to several flowered, apical inflorescence with successive opening, long-lasting flowers occurring over a long period and has a white bract at each joint.

-- information provided by Jay Pfahl, author of the Internet Orchid Species Encyclopedia (IOSPE).
Other Names
Genus Name Genus Grex Name Year Author
Add+ Gastrorchis Gs tuberculosa 1924 (Thouars) Schltr.
Add+ Limodorum Limo tuberculosum 1822 Thouars
Add+ Phaius Phaius tuberculatus 1858 Blume
Add+ Phaius Phaius tuberculosus 1856 (Thouars) Blume
Add+ Phaius Phaius warpuri 1901 Weathers
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