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Taxon: Bletilla striata (Thunb.) Rchb. f.

 
Genus: Bletilla
Family: Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Arethuseae
Nomen number: 7270
Place of publication: Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 36:75. 1878
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33958620
Comments:
  • • an illegitimate, superfluous name for Bletia hyacinthina (Sm.) R. Br. that has no discernible connection to the purported basionym, Limodorum striatum Thunb.
  • • conservation needed to preserve the name
Name Verified on: 15-May-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:
  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Orch Biol 7:213-283. 1997; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu (w.), Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  4. CITES. Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource).
  5. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America. Note: mentions
  8. Hew, C. S. et al. 1997. Three orchids used as herbal medicines in China: an attempt to reconcile Chinese and Western pharmacology. Orchid biology: review and perspectives. 7:213-283.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  11. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  12. Mun-Chan, B. et al. 1986. A checklist of the Korean cultivated plants. Kulturpflanze 34:84.
  13. Ohwi, J. 1965. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.).
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Seidenfaden, G. 1992. The orchids of Indochina. Opera Bot. 114:77.
  16. Still, S. M. 1994. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4
  17. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. 1986-2000. European garden flora.
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Bletilla striata (Thunb.) Rchb. f. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=7270. Accessed 23 February 2020.