Gavilea lutea (Comm. ex Pers.) M.N.Correa 1956

Flower size Photo courtesy of Bill Temple

Part SunColdLATESpringSummer

Common Name The Yellow Gavilea

Flower Size .8" [1 cm]

Found in Chile and southern Argentina as a large sized, cold growing terrestrial with lanceolate leaves that blooms in the late spring and summer

Synonyms Asarca acutiflora Poepp. & Endl. 1837; Asarca brachychila Phil.1865; Asarca commersonii (Brongn.) Hook.f. 1846; Asarca lutea (Comm. ex Pers.) Kuntze 1891; Asarca tenuiflora Rolfe 1916; Asarca thermarum Phil. ex Kraenzl. 1903; Chloraea commersonii Brongn. in L.I.Duperrey 1834; Chloraea lutea (Comm. ex Pers.) Skottsb. 1909; Gavilea acutiflora Poepp. 1833; *Serapias lutea Comm. ex Pers.1807;

References W3 Tropicos, Kew Monocot list , IPNI ; Die Orchideen Schlechter 1915 as Chloraea gavilea; Flora Brasilica Vol XII I Hoehne 1940; 100 Orquideas Argentinas Freuler 2005 photo fide;