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Published In: Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 67: 66. 1970. (J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc.) Name publication detailView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Acceptance : Accepted
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Contributor Text: J. RENZ
Flower/Fruit: Fl. Per.: March-May.
Type: Type: of Bletia dabia, Nepal, s.n. Buch.-Hamilton.
Distribution: Distribution: Himalaya, from Pakistan to Nepal, Sikkim, Burma, extending east-wards to China.
Map Location: C-7 Rawalpindi Dist.: By Rawal Lake, Islamabad, c. 600 m, D. Corfield, E. & Y. Nasir 10076 (RAW); D-8 Lahore: Lahore, s.l. R. R. Stewart 2625 (DD); Ravi Bank, P. C. Joshi 1001 (RAW, DD).


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Corm oblong, sometimes lobed. Leaves 2, linear, grass-like, up to 40 cm long. Scape 25-30 cm tall, remotely sheathed above, densely near base. Inflorescence ± laxly many-flowered, subsecund. Flowers nodding. Bracts ovate-lanceolate, acuminate, usually slightly longer than pedicel of ovary. Perianth segments subequal; sepals oblanceolate, acute, yellowish-green, striped with some purple, 12-14 mm long; petals narrower, spreading. Labellum cuneate-obovate in outline, 3-lobed, ± as long as sepals; side-lobes shallow, yellowish-green, rounded, erect and somewhat clasping the column; mid-lobe purple, orbicular-quadrate or oblong, with crenulate margins, basal portion of labellum with 3 ridges ending on mid-lobe in a fimbriate or tubercled patch. Spur short, conical-cylindric, obtuse, 3-4 (-5) mm long. Column slender, 6 mm long. Ovary with ± equally long, twisted pedicel.
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