Bipinnula plumosa Lindl.1827

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

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Common Name The Feather Bipinnula [refers to the petals] - In Chile - Flor de Begote

Flower Size 1.6 to 2" [4 to 5 cm]

Found in Chile at elevations of 700 to 2500 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with an erect, stem enveloped basally by a few, lanceolate, acute leaves and above by numerous, acuminate bracts that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, 6 to 8 flowered inflorescence with linear-lanceolate, acute, scarious floral bracts.

Synonyms Bipinnula philipporum Kraenzl. 1903; Bipinnula plumosa var. philipporum (Kraenzl.) Reiche 1910; Jouyella philipporum (Kraenzl.) Szlach. & Marg. 2001; Jouyella plumosa (Lindl.) Szlach. & Marg. 2001

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 drawing fide; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940 as B philipporum drawing ok;