Definition of Genus Bletia

1. Noun. Genus of tropical American terrestrial orchids with large purple or pink flowers.

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

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bletia

genus Bidens
genus Bignonia
genus Biscutella
genus Bison
genus Bitis
genus Blaberus
genus Blandfordia
genus Blarina
genus Blastocladia
genus Blastomyces
genus Blatta
genus Blattella
genus Blechnum
genus Blennius
genus Blephilia
genus Bletia (current term)
genus Bletilla
genus Blighia
genus Blissus
genus Bloomeria
genus Bocconia
genus Boehmeria
genus Bolbitis
genus Boletellus
genus Boletus
genus Boltonia
genus Bomarea
genus Bombax
genus Bombina
genus Bombus

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. ..."

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