Chloraea biserialis Griseb. 1879 Drawing by Cogniaux and The Plant Illustrations Website

Common Name The Two Row Chloraea [refers to the distichous pattern of the flowers on the lip]

Flower Size

Found in southern Bolivia and northwestern Argentina as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect stem enveloped completley by leaf bearing sheaths and carrying ovate-lanceolate, pale green, obtuely acuminate leaves that gradually grade smaller towards the apex into bracts that blooms on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Chloraea ignea Kraenzl. 1906

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1-12 Hoehne 1940; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1-12 Hoehne 1940 as C ignea