Bletia greenmaniana L.O.Williams 1946 TYPE Collection sheet by © L O Williams.

Part sun Cool Summer

Common Name Greenman's Bletia

Flower Size 1.2" [3 cm]

Found in Jalisco and Michoacan states of Mexico on rocky and grassy hillsides in open oak forests at elevations of 1500 to 2000 meters as a small to medium sized, cool growing terrestrial with fusiform, horizontal pseudobulbs giving rise to an erect, linear leaf that blooms in the summer on an erect, few flowered inflorescnece carrying flowers that never open fully.


References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Novo-Galaciana Vol 16 Orchidaceae Mc Vaugh 1985 drawing;