Chloraea disoides Lindl. 1827

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Inflorescence in situ Chile Photos by Photo by M Belov courtesy of The Flora of Chile Webste

Full sunColdSpring

Common Name The Disa-Like Chloraea

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The photo is of Chloraea disoides var. picta (Phil. ex Kraenzl.) M.N.Correa 1969 so know that the type for this species may be quite different.

Found in central Chile at elevations around 1800 to 1900 meters as a medium to just large sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, several flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Asarca disoides (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Chileorchis disoides (Lindl.) Szlach. 2008; Chloraea disoides var. picta (Phil. ex Kraenzl.) M.N.Correa 1969; Chloraea picta Phil. ex Kraenzl.1903

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

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