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Chloraea alpina


Chloraea alpina
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Copyright: Lior Almagor (LiorAlmagor) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 14 W: 0 N: 90] (1266)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-12-13
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Nikon D200, Nikon DX AF-S 18-200mm 1:3.5-5.6 G ED
Exposure: f/11, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-07 1:22
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Points: 4
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Another orchid of Argentina.
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Family:Orchidaceae
Subfamily: Orchidoideae
Tribe: Diurideae
SubTribe: Diuridinae
Genus: Chloraea
Species: Chloraea alpina
Plant blooms in the winter to spring with several 7.5 cm wide flower.
Plants are found growing in Patagonia, Argentina and Chile at elevations of 50 to 2100 meters .
Habitat according to altitude:
High altitude close to the timber line
Medium altitude up to the timber line
Low altitude, interior valleys
Coastal mountains, 500 - 2000 m.
Watering conditions:
Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month).
Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter.
Light conditions:
Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.


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another great orchid, TFS Ori

Otra preciosidad,
ésta no la vi pero si otra del mismo género
Gracias,
Ferran

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