Chloraea viridiflora Poepp. 1833

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

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Common Name The Green Flower Chloraea

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Found in Argentina and southern Chile at elevations around 1500 to 2000 meters as a medium sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the late spring on an erect, few flowered inflorescence

Synonyms Asarca tuberculata Kuntze 1891; Asarca verrucosa (Phil.) A.Rich. ex Gay 1852; Asarca viridiflora (Poepp.) Kuntze 1891; Chloraea elwesii Rolfe 1916; Chloraea robusta Rolfe 1916; Chloraea verrucosa Phil. 1858

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