Chloraea bletioides Lindl. 1827

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Plant and Flowers in situ Chile Photos by Photo by M Belov courtesy of The Flora of Chile Webste

Full sunColdSummer

Common Name The Bletia-Like Chloraea

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Found in central Chile at elevations of sea level to 2000 meters as a medium to just large sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Asarca affinis (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Asarca bletiodes (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Chloraea affinis Lindl. 1834; Chloraea grandis Kraenzl. 1903; Chloraea ulantha Rolfe 1893; Chloraea ulanthoides Lindl. 1840; Chloraea ulanthoides var. grandis (Kraenzl.) Reiche 1910; Ulantha grandiflora Hook. 1830

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Symbolae Antillanae Vol VI Orchidaceae Urban 1909 as C ulantha; Atlas des Orchidees Cultivees Constantin 1920 as C ulantha drawing ok; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1 - 12 Hoehne 1940 as C affinis; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1 - 12 Hoehne 1940 as C ulanthoides; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1 - 12 Hoehne 1940 as C grandis; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1 - 12 Hoehne 1940 as C ulantha; Flora of the Lesser Antilles Garay & Sweet 1974 as C ulantha

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