Patagonia Wildflowers
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Chloraea gavilu
Chloraea gavilu
gavilú Orchid Family
Chloraea gavilu Orchidaceae
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Spanish common name
accepted scientific name
  •Chloraea gavilu Lindl.
rules for finding collection records
  •Chloraea gavilu (110)
family name
  • Orchidaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Patricio Novoa Quezada
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers, Spike cluster of flowers
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 1.5 inches
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed beginning of October thru 3rd week of December
Native to Chile

How Likely at this Location (24%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (72%)
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