Bletia Ruiz & Pav.

First published in Fl. Peruv. Prodr.: 119 (1794)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is E. Central & S. U.S.A. to Tropical America.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Arkansas, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Georgia, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Jamaica, Kansas, Kentucky, Leeward Is., Louisiana, Maryland, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Virginia, West Virginia, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-71827. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Pridgeon, A.M., Cribb, P.J., Chase, M.C. & Rasmussen, F.N. (2006). Epidendroideae (Part One). Genera Orchidacearum 4: 1-672. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 1, 1994 Wright, C. [3316] Cuba K000588788 Type Yes
Chase, M.W.C. [82102] Mexico K:SPC-75819.000 No
Ratter, J.A.; Ribeiro, F.; Silva, J.C.S.; Cozão, F.; Ferreira, M.S.G.; Silva, J.A.; Silva, F.C. [4295] Brazil K000847091 Yes
K000079774 Unknown Type Material Yes
Chase, M.W.C. [83279] Mexico K:SPC-75807.000 No
s.coll. [s.n.] Brazil K000847087 Yes
K000079777 Unknown Type Material Yes
Adams, B. [K2] Belize K:SPC-45413.000 No
Cribb, P. Mexico K:SPC-57381.000 No
Chase, M.W. [83294] K:SPC-76373.000 No
Filgueiras, T.S.; Lopes, R.D. [2414] Brazil K000847094 Yes
K000079775 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burchell [7832] Brazil K000847089 Yes
Chase, M.W.C. [82103] Mexico K:SPC-75575.000 No
K000079776 Unknown Type Material Yes
Glaziou, A. [22173] Brazil K000847088 Yes
Gardner [3457] Brazil K000847090 Yes
Fonseca, M.L.; Oliveira, F.C.A.; Barros, B.S. [378] Brazil K000847092 Yes
Sandeman, C. [2107] Brazil K000847086 Yes

Sources

  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

    • Copyright applied to individual images