Chloraea densipapillosa C.Schweinf. 1941 Collection Sheet by Vargas and The Virtual Southern America Herbaria Website

Full sunCold

Common Name The Densely Papillosa Chloraea

Flower Size

Found in Abancay and Urubamba Provinces of Peru in open shrublands in gravelly soils and rocky slopes at elevations around 2700 to 3000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a stout, terete stem enveloped completely by leaf-bearing sheaths acarrying numerous, ovate, elliptic-ovate to lanceolate-elliptic, amplexicaul below, basally closely clasping leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, loose to rather dense, to 9" [21.5 cm] long, up to 19 flowered inflorescence.

Synonyms Bieneria densipapillosa (C.Schweinf.) Szlach. 2008

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Orchids of Peru Vol 1 Schweinfurth 1958 drawing fide;