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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-22583, with some changes.

H Bletia purpurea (Lam.) DC. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Bletia (family Orchidaceae).

The record derives from WCSP which reports it as an accepted name (record 22583) with original publication details: Rapp. [Not.] Pl. Rar. Genève 8: 23 1840.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Bletia acutipetala Hook. Synonym H WCSP
Bletia havannensis Lindl. Synonym H WCSP
Bletia pottsii S.Watson Synonym H WCSP
Bletia pulchella auct. Synonym H WCSP
Bletia purpurea var. alba Ariza-Julia & J.Jiménez Alm. Synonym L WCSP
Bletia purpurea var. pittieri Schltr. Synonym L WCSP
Bletia verecunda (Salisb.) R.Br. Synonym H WCSP
Cymbidium altum Willd. Synonym H WCSP
Cymbidium floridum Salisb. Synonym M TRO
Cymbidium trifidum (Michx.) Sw. Synonym H WCSP
Cymbidium verecundum (Salisb.) Sw. Synonym H WCSP
Epidendrum altum (Willd.) Poir. Synonym H WCSP
Gyas verecunda (Salisb.) Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Helleborine americana Steud. Synonym H WCSP
Limodorum purpureum Lam. Synonym H WCSP
Limodorum trifidum Michx. Synonym H WCSP
Limodorum tuberosum Jacq. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Limodorum verecundum Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Serapias purpurea (Lam.) Poir. Synonym H WCSP

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