Chloraea philippii Rchb.f.1850 Photo by © the Fundación Jardín Botánico Nacional de Viña del's photostream Flickr Orchid Photo Site?

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Common Name Philippi's Chloraea [German Orchid Collector in Chile 1800's]

Flower Size

Found in southern Chile and southern Argentina in forest openings an semidry grasslands as a small sized, cold growing terrestrial with basal, narrowly lanceolate, clear green leaves that blooms in the late spring and early summer on a terminal, erect, 10" [25 cm] long, 8 to 15 flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Asarca philippii [Rchb.f] Kuntze 1891; Chloraea lagunae-pacis Kraenzl. 1904; Chloraea lineata Phil ex Kraenzl. 1903; Chloraea modesta Phil ex Kraenzl 1904

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1 - 12 Hoehne 1940 as C lineata; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1 - 12 Hoehne 1940 as C lagunae-pacis; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1 - 12 Hoehne 1940 as C modesta; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1 - 12 Hoehne 1940; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo fide;

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