Gavilea longibracteata (Lindl.) Sparre ex L.E.Navas 1973

Another Flower Angle

Inflorescence in situ Chile Photos by Photo by M Belov courtesy of The Flora of Chile Webste

Part sunColdEARLYSpring

Common Name The Long-Bracted Gavilea - In Chile the Parrot Beaked Gavilea

Flower Size

Found in Chile at elevations around 400 to 700 meters as a medium to just large sized, cold growing terrestrial that blooms in the spring on an erect, terminal, several flowered inflorescence

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

Synonyms Asarca berteroi Rchb.f. 1846; Asarca longibracteata (Lindl.) Kuntze 1891; Asarca sinuata Lindl. 1840; *Chloraea longibracteata Lindl. 1827

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Chloraea longibracteata; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940; AOS Bulletin Vol 27 No 5 1958 as Chloraea longibracteata drawing fide; Rudolf Schlechter Die Orchideen Band 1C lieferung 41 pg 2565 - 2625 Brieger 2001 ;