Physiology and Molecular Biology of Plants

, Volume 25, Issue 3, pp 601–609 | Cite as

Bletilla striata: a review of seedling propagation and cultivation modes

  • Man Zhang
  • Qingsong ShaoEmail author
  • Enting Xu
  • Zhian Wang
  • Zhen Wang
  • Lianghong Yin
Review Article


In recent years, the domestic and international market demand for Bletilla striata has increased rapidly because of its wide use in medical, pharmaceutical, chemical, health, cosmetology, and other fields. The increased demand and a shortage of wild herbal resources have led to the development of large-scale introduction and cultivation programs. Using our research results and the relevant literature, this paper characterizes the original B. striata plant, as well as seedling propagation techniques and its main cultivation modes, and discusses some problems in the B. striata production process. This work will provide a reference for industry development and the promotion of B. striata.


Bletilla striata Medicinal uses The original plant Seedling propagation Cultivation modes 



This work was supported by Major Science and Technology Projects of Breeding New Varieties of Agriculture in Zhejiang Province (2016C02058).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.State Key Laboratory of Subtropical SilvicultureZhejiang A&F UniversityHangzhouChina
  2. 2.Department of Traditional Chinese MedicineZhejiang A&F UniversityHangzhouChina
  3. 3.Zhejiang Research Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine Co,Ltd.HangzhouChina

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