Patagonia Wildflowers
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King's ground orchid
Gavilea kingii
Gavilea kingii
King's ground orchid Orchid Family
Gavilea kingii Orchidaceae
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English common name
  •King's ground orchid
accepted scientific name
  •Gavilea kingii (Hook. f.) M.D. Correa
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  Gavilea kingii (1)
  Asarca cardioglossa patagonica (0)
family name
  • Orchidaceae
Image Author: ©2010 Patricio Novoa Quezada
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Category: Wildflowers
Flowers: Three petals, Six petals, Irregularly shaped flowers
Petal colors: color
Leaf: Basal, Simple
Plant Observed All Year
Native to Chile and Argentina

How Likely at this Location (10%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (54%)
No flower size data.
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Native to Chile and Argentina