Chloraea praecincta Speg. & Kraenzl. 1904

Flowers in situ Salta Argentina Photo by Juan Jose Rodriguez

Part sun Cold

Common Name The Very Closed Chloraea [refers to the cupped flower]

Flower Size

Found in northwestern Argentina as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial with a stem completely enveloped by leaf bearing sheaths carrying 7 to 8, oblong, relatively short, grading smaller above becoming bracts, obtuse to slightly acute leaves that blooms on a terminal, erect, few to many flowered inflorescence.

CAUTION I have no way of verifying this determination so please use with caution

Synonyms Chloraea praecincta var. intermedia Hauman 1921

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I 1-12 Hoehne 1940;