Photos of flora in El Chaltén

Tiny plants of exquisite beauty, orchids, a variety of shrubs and trees that change the landscape color in autumn with ocher, oranges, reds and yellows, inhabits between the forest and the steppe. Although apparently desert, the steppe houses the largest number of species.

  • Gavilea lutea
    Yellow orchid
    Gavilea lutea
  • Blechnum penna-marina
    Blechnum
    Blechnum penna-marina
  • Codonorchis lessonii
    Dog orchid
    Codonorchis lessonii
  • Calceolaria biflora
    Topa-Topa
    Calceolaria biflora
  • Sisyrinchium junceum
    Marancel
    Sisyrinchium junceum
  • Saxifraga magellanica
    Saxifraga
    Saxifraga magellanica
  • Viola magellanica
    Yellow violet
    Viola magellanica

  • Oxalis
  • Gaultheria mucronata
    Prickly Heath
    Gaultheria mucronata
  • Misodendrum punctulatum
    Chinese Lantern
    Misodendrum punctulatum
  • Anarthrophyllum desideratum
    Guanaco Bush, Fire tongue
    Anarthrophyllum desideratum
  • Berberis microphylla
    Box-leaf barberry
    Berberis microphylla
  • Ourisia poeppigii
    Waterfall plant
    Ourisia poeppigii
  • Mulinum spinosum
    Neneos
    Mulinum spinosum

  • Caltha
  • Embothrium coccineum
    Firebush
    Embothrium coccineum
  • Geranium magellanicum
    Geranium
    Geranium magellanicum
  • Perezia recurvata
    Fueguian Edelweis
    Perezia recurvata
  • Mulinum valentini
    Yareta
    Mulinum valentini
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica
  • Lycopodium magellanicum
    Licopodio
    Lycopodium magellanicum
  • Junellia tridactylites
    Cojín blanco
    Junellia tridactylites
  • Escallonia rubra
    Escallonia
    Escallonia rubra
  • Vicia magellanica
    Wild-blue Pea
    Vicia magellanica

  • Arjona patagonica
  • Geum magellanicum
    Geum
    Geum magellanicum
  • Hypochaeris incana
    Blanquita
    Hypochaeris incana
  • Chiliotrichum diffusum
    Fachine
    Chiliotrichum diffusum
  • Alstroemeria patagonica
    Amancay
    Alstroemeria patagonica
  • Anemone multifida
    Anemone
    Anemone multifida
  • Chloraea magellanica.
    Porcelain orchid
    Chloraea magellanica.
  • Ranunculus peduncularis
    Buttercup
    Ranunculus peduncularis

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