Definition of Genus Bletia
1. Noun. Genus of tropical American terrestrial orchids with large purple or pink flowers.
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Bletia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bletia
Literary usage of Genus Bletia
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1. Paxton's Magazine of Botany, and Register of Flowering Plants by Sir Joseph Paxton (1838)
"It is a free-growing and also a free- flowering plant, requiring the same treatment as the genus Bletia. Bot. Reg. 60. ..."