Chloraea lechleri Lindl. 1857 Photos by © Monica Rubio and the Fundación Jardín Botánico Nacional de Viña del's photostream Flickr Orchid Photo Site

suncold spring

Common Name Lechler's Chloraea

Flower Size

Found in southern Argentina and southern Chile and blooms in the spring

Many references cite this species and C collicensis as conspecific with this species taking precedence. If the 2 species are determined correctly then there are several differences so I have left them separate pending better references.

Synonyms Asarca chrysochlora (Phil.) Kuntze 1891; Asarca lechleri (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Chloraea chrysochlora Phil. 1858; Chloraea hemichloris Kraenzl. 1903

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

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