Bletia purpurea (Lam.) DC.

  • Filed As

    Bletia purpurea (Lam.) DC.

  • Collector(s)

    J. A. Shafer 3251, 21 Dec 1909

  • Location

    Cuba. Sierra Nipe, near Woodfred, Oriente.

  • Habitat

    Dry pine hillsides.

  • Description

    herb, terrestrial. Plant 1-2 ft. tall, "Bulbs." Flowers purplish pink. Near Banderas trail. Phenology of specimen: Flower, Fertile.

  • Identifiers

    NY Barcode: 818798

    Occurrence ID: bc47309b-8f9a-4185-a551-bb6e2f504f6a

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  • Region

    West Indies

  • Country


  • Locality

    Sierra Nipe, near Woodfred, Oriente.

  • Elevation

    Alt. 500 - 650 m. (1640 - 2133 ft.)

  • Coordinates

    20.5668, -75.7153

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  • Georeferencing Method

    Georeferencing Quick Reference Guide, Version 2012. Located coord. of approx. geogr. center of Woodfred. Measured from coord. to geogr. center of nearest named place, Viviero Dos; halved distance to approximate linear extent (4090 m). Input into MaNIS Georef. Calc. to find uncertainty radius.

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