Bletilla striata

Bletilla striata

  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Bletilla striata
  • Flower name
    Bletilla striata
  • Scientific name
    Bletilla striata
  • Aliasベニラン, 紅蘭, 紫蘭, Hyacinth orchid, Chinese ground orchid, Shiran, 白芨
  • Place of originJapan, Taiwan and China
  • Place of floweringGarden, Park
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowersBeautiful figure

What is Bletilla striata

Bletilla striata or called as Hyacinth orchid, Chinese ground orchid or Shiran in Japanese ( scientific name: Bletilla striata) is a hardy perennial grasses of the family orchidaceae native to Japan, Taiwan and China. It is the orchid growing on the ground and makes seven or eight reddish violet florets bloom to raceme to early summer from spring. The leaf is green, and the shape is a slim wide lancet arch or a long oval and has a leaf vein with parallel to lengthwise. The flower name depends on a purple and is in the family orchidaceae, but it has ones of pink ,white, or blue in a color. It is planted in a garden and the park for admiration use, and to use for false corm which is effective to burn and crack, dirt as a folk remedy. Bletilla specific epithet 'striata' means 'striped' in Latin

Common name:Bletilla striata, Scientific name: Bletilla striata, aka: :Hyacinth orchid, Chinese ground orchid or Shiran in Japanese, Origin: Japan, Taiwan and China, Habitat Earth: field, plant height: 30 to 50 cm, valve diameter: 3 cm, valve type: oblate, leaf shape: lanceolate, leaf length: 20 to 30 cm, leaf width: 3 to 5 cm, leaf quality: thin, hard and longitudinal vein, phylogeny: alternation, inflorescence form: Raceme, flower form: orchid shape, flower color: purple, peach, white or blue, flower diameter: 4 cm, Tepal: 6, flowering period: April to May, fruit: capsule, use: garden planting, potted plant, herbal medicine.


  • Eye
    Asparagales
  • Family
    Orchidaceae
  • Genus
    Bletilla
  • Species
    B. striata
  • Type of flower
    Left-right symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Orchid shape
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold resistance of perennial grasses
  • Flower colorsPurple White
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height30.0 ~ 50.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower3.0 ~ 4.0 cm

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