Bletia purpurea

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Bletia purpurea

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Epidendroideae
Tribus: Epidendreae
Subtribus: Bletiinae
Genus: Bletia
Species: Bletia purpurea

Name[edit]

Bletia purpurea (Lam.) A.DC., Rapp. [Not.] Pl. Rar. Genève 8: 23. (1840)

Synonymy[edit]

  • Basionym
    • Limodorum purpureum Lam., Encycl. 3: 515 (1792)
  • Homotypic
    • Serapias purpurea (Lam.) Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Tabl. Encycl. 3: 306 (1823)
  • Heterotypic
    • Limodorum tuberosum Jacq., Collectanea 4: 108 (1790), nom. illeg.
    • Limodorum verecundum Salisb., Prodr. Stirp. Chap. Allerton: 9 (1796)
    • Cymbidium verecundum (Salisb.) Sw., Nova Acta Regiae Soc. Sci. Upsal. 6: 75 (1799)
    • Limodorum trifidum Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 159 (1803)
    • Cymbidium altum Willd., Sp. Pl. 4: 105 (1805)
    • Cymbidium trifidum (Michx.) Sw., Neues J. Bot. 1: 76 (1805)
    • Epidendrum altum (Willd.) Poir. in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 1: 374 (1810)
    • Gyas verecunda (Salisb.) Salisb., Trans. Hort. Soc. London 1: 299 (1812)
    • Bletia verecunda (Salisb.) R.Br. in W.T.Aiton, Hortus Kew. 5: 206 (1813)
    • Helleborine americana Steud., Nomencl. Bot.: 398 (1821)
    • Bletia pallida Lodd., Bot. Cab. 7: t. 629 (1822)
    • Bletia expansa Ten., Index Seminum (NAP) 1829: 14 (1829)
    • Bletia acutipetala Hook., Bot. Mag. 60: t. 3217 (1833)
    • Bletia havannensis Lindl., Edwards's Bot. Reg. 24: t. 28 (1838)
    • Bletia pulchella auct., Gard. Chron. 1850: 168 (1850)
    • Bletia pottsii S.Watson, Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 22: 478 (1887)
    • Bletia purpurea var. pittieri Schltr., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 17: 50 (1922)
    • Bletia purpurea var. alba Ariza-Julia & J.Jiménez Alm., Rhodora 62: 236 (1960)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest.
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • Florida.
  • Southern America
    • Brazil
      • Brazil North.
    • Caribbean
      • Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Islands.
    • Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panamá.
    • Northern South America
      • French Guiana, Suriname (doubtful), Venezuela.
    • Western South America
      • Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Candolle, A.L.P.P. de 1841. Mémoires de la Société de Physique et d'Histoire Naturelle de Genève 9(1): 97–98.

Links[edit]

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pine-pink


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