bletia


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Noun1.bletia - any of various orchids of the genus Bletia having pseudobulbs and erect leafless racemes of large purple or pink flowers
orchid, orchidaceous plant - any of numerous plants of the orchid family usually having flowers of unusual shapes and beautiful colors
genus Bletia - genus of tropical American terrestrial orchids with large purple or pink flowers
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Asymbiotic seed germination, in vitro seedling development, and greenhouse acclimatization of the threatened terrestrial orchid Bletia purpurea.
En el caso de las orquideas terrestres, el habitat perturbado de ET le da cabida a especies igualmente abundantes y adaptables, que, entre otras cosas, requieren de alta luminosidad y espacios abiertos, como Bletia purpurea o Sacoila lanceolata (Cuadro 2).
El medico personal del rey Felipe II, Francisco Hernandez, al realizar una investigacion sobre las plantas medicinales de los nuevos territorios, publico en Europa dibujos de 5 orquideas mexicanas: la Stanhopea, la Laelia, la Encyclia, la Bletia y la Vanilla planifolia, la celebre vainilla.
Especies caracteristicas territoriales: Pinus cubensis, Bactris cubensis, Ilex macfadyenii, Psychotria revoluta, Ichnanthus mayarensis, Bletia purpurea, Guettarda monocarpa, Arthrostylidium fimbriatum, Jacaranda arborea, Spathelia pinetorum, Mettenia (Chaetocarpus) oblongata, Machaerina cubensis, Schmidtottia shaferi, Suberanthus stellatus, Vernonia pineticola, Clidemia capituliflora, Cyrilla nipensis, Vaccinium cubense, Panicum aciculare, P.