Bletia purpurea (Lam.) DC.

  • Filed As

    Bletia purpurea (Lam.) DC.

  • Collector(s)

    P. K. Bretting J- 5, 01 May 1982

  • Location

    Jamaica. Clarendon. Mason River Field Station, 2.75 miles NW of Kellitts.

  • Habitat

    Savanna dominated by sedges and grasses. Very common. Damp, compacted clay.

  • Description

    herb, terrestrial. Flowering when leafless, perennial from a corm. Phenology of specimen: Fertile, Flower.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 818778

    Occurrence ID: c7001859-fcc6-4769-8bab-f501f914f93e

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  • Region

    West Indies

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  • Locality

    Mason River Field Station, 2.75 miles NW of Kellitts

  • Elevation

    Alt. 640 m. (2100 ft.)

  • Coordinates

    18.198, -77.2615

  • Coordinate Uncertainty (m)


  • Georeferencing Method

    Georeferencing Quick Reference Guide (Zermoglio et. Coordinates of the feature center were located (in St. Ann, border Clarendon). Geographic radial = halved distance b/w coordinates and the center of nearest named place, Douglas Castle (840 m). Final uncertainty was found using the MaNIS Georef. Calc

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