Definition of Bletilla

1. Noun. Small genus of chiefly east Asiatic hardy terrestrial orchids similar to genus Bletia.

Exact synonyms: Genus Bletilla
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Orchidaceae, Orchid Family, Orchidaceae
Member holonyms: Bletia Striata, Bletilla Striata



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bletilla

Blender
Blenheim
Blenheim spaniel
Blenniidae
Blennioidea
Blennius
Blennius pholis
Blephilia
Blephilia celiata
Blephilia hirsuta
Bleriot
Blessed
Blessed Trinity
Blessed Virgin
Bletia striata
Bletilla (current term)
Bletilla striata
Bleulerian
Blida
Bligh
Blighia
Blighia sapida
Blighty
Blimp
Blimps
Blind Freddy
Bliss
Blissenbach
Blissus
Blissus leucopterus

Literary usage of Bletilla

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Alternative Medicine: Expanding Medical Horizons by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Bletilla rhizome (Bletilla striata [baiji]). Bai ji, in powdered form or in a powder made from starch and a decoction of bai ji, helped control bleeding in ..."

2. Gartenflora: Monatsschrift Fur Deutsche und Schweizerische Garten- und by Eduard Regel (1866)
"Bletilla hyacinthina Rchb. fil. in Schul, cat. — Bletia hyacinthina Blume 'Coll. des Orch. de l'Aroh. ind. et Л Japon pag ..."

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