Chloraea boliviana (Rchb.f.) Kraenzl. 1904 Drawing by Vasquez & Dodson and The Swiss Orchid Foundation at the Jany Renz Herbaria Website

Full sunColdSummer

Common Name The Bolivian Chloraea

Flower Size 2.4" [6 cm]

Found in Bolivia in humid canyons at elevations around 2700 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with thick, fasciculate roots giving rise to a nodose stem carrying, basally infundibuliform, smaller towards the apex, clear green, parallel venation, acute leaves that blooms in the spring on a terminal, racemose, 4 to 7 flowered inflorescence with reticulate bracts and carrying clear yellow flowers with green reticulation .

Synonyms *Bieneria boliviana Rchb.f. 1853

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1-12 Hoehne 1940; Icones Plantarum Tropicarum Plate 209 Dodson & Vasquez 1989 drawing fide;