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|Another orchid of Argentina.|
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.
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.
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
ésta no la vi pero si otra del mismo género