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Chloraea

Chloraea piquichen print
Chloraea piquichen plate from
Illustrations of Orchidaceous Plants

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Chloraeinae
Alliance:
Genus: Chloraea
Lindl. 1827
Type Species
Chloraea galeata


Chloraea is a genus of around fifty terrestrial species

DistributionEdit

Plants of this genus is distributed through out south America.

DescriptionEdit

Plants in this genus have hairy roots and finger shaped tubers with hairy roots.

CultureEdit

NamingEdit

The genus is named after the greenish hue of flowers in this genus

SynonymsEdit

  1. Bieneria Rchb.f 1853
  2. Geoblasta Barb. Rodr. 1891
  3. Ulantha Hkr. 1830

Species Edit

External LinksEdit

CulturesheetsChloraea at CultureSheet.org

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