Chloraea speciosa

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Chloraea speciosa


Taxonavigation: Asparagales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Asparagales

Familia: Orchidaceae
Subfamilia: Orchidoideae
Tribus: Chloraeeae
Genus: Chloraea
Species: Chloraea speciosa



Chloraea speciosa Poepp., Fragm. Syn. Pl.: 14 (1833)


  • Heterotypic
    • Chloraea gayana A.Rich. in C.Gay, Fl. Chil. 5: 439 (1852)
    • Asarca gayana (A.Rich.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 652 (1891)
    • Asarca insignis Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 652 (1891)
    • Chloraea speciosa f. sterilis Kraenzl., Orchid. Gen. Sp. 2(1): 91 (1904)


Native distribution areas:

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references

  • Poeppig, E.F. 1833. Fragmentum Synopseos Plantarum Phanerogamum 14.

Vernacular names

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