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AGS Tour to Chile

Tour Group arrived safely on 29 December.

Alstroemeria ligtu ssp simsii
Alstroemeria ligtu

Alstroemeria palllida
Alstroemeria simsii

Alstroemeria pallida
Alstroemeria pallida

Going well. Lots of flowers, hot sun.
First day hard work as we went to the ski centre, took a chairlift to 10400 and walked on up to 11480 feet.
We had to walk all the way down as the lift stopped at noon for New Year.

Rhodophiala rhodolirion
Rhodophiala rhodolirion

Oxalis compacta
Oxalis compacta

Oxalis compacta
Oxalis compacta

Caiophora coronata
Caiophora coronata

Viola atropurpurea
Viola atropurpurea

Viola atropurpurea

Nototriche compacta
Nototriche compacta

Calandrinia affinis
Calandrinia affinis

La Parva
La Parva Walked to 11500 feet and saw some good plants.

La Parva

Viola montagnei
Viola montagnei

Tropaeolum nubigenum
Tropaeolum nubigenum

Alstroemeria pallida
Alstroemeria pallida

Lagunillas
Lagunillas Some shots of the next walk and plants seen on the way.

Lagunillas

Lagunillas

Cruikshankia hymenodon
Cruikshankia hymenodon

Cruikshankia hymenodon

Oenothera acaulis
Oenothera acaulis

Argylia adscendens
Argylia adscendens

Argylia adscendens
Argylia adscendens

Rhodophiala rhodolirion
Rhodophiala rhodolirion

Pachyleana atriplicifolia
Pachyleana atriplicifolia

San Francisco Valley
San Francisco Valley, Chile Long hard walk up San Francisco valley. Took 6 hours.

Rhodophiala rhodolirion
Rhodophiala rhodolirion

Alstroemeria exerens
Alstroemeria exerens

Tropaeolum polyphyllum
Tropaeolum polyphyllum

Alstroemeria umbellata
Alstroemeria umbellata

Mutisia acerosa
Mutisia acerosa

Tropaeolum polyphyllum
Tropaeolum polyphyllum

Alstroemeria umbellata
Alstroemeria umbellata

Alstroemeria pallida
Alstroemeria pallida

San Francisco Valley, Chile

Montiopsis sp.
Montiopsis sp.

El Planchon
El Planchon, Chile Steep road in 4x4. Has been a dry early year so saw less than hoped.

Viola congesta
Viola congesta

Viola congesta
Viola congesta

Calceolaria arachnoidea
Calceolaria arachnoidea

El Planchon, Chile

Chillan volcano, Chile Travelling, not many plants. Note smoke coming out the top of Volcano Chillan.

Rhodophiala advena
Rhodophiala advena

Alstroemeria presleyana
Alstroemeria presleyana

Alstroemeria ligtu ligtu
Alstroemeria ligtu ligtu

Rhodophiala sp.
Rhodophiala sp.

Chillan volcano, Chile
Chillan volcano erupting Chillan volcano erupting.

Mimulus cupreus
Chloraea viridiflora

Loasa lateritea
Loasa lateritea

Viola cotyledon
Viola cotyledon

Chloraea nudilabia
Chloraea nudilabia

Chloraea viridiflora
Chloraea viridiflora

Shangri-La, Chile
Shangri-La, Chile Shangri-La behind a huge black lava flow. Viola rosulata grows there.

Viola rosulata
Viola rosulata

Chloraea nudilabia
Chloraea nudilabia

Alstroemeria aurea
Alstroemeria aurea

Alstroemeria aurea

Antuco
Near Antuco, Chile Next stop on the tour: Antuco

Obviously internet bandwidth has deteriorated as the pictures are smaller!

Lapageria rosea
Lapageria rosea

Ourisia microphylla
Ourisia microphylla

Ourisia microphylla

Mutisia oligodon
Mutisia oligodon

Fuchsia magellanica
Fuchsia magellanica

Viola congesta
Viola congesta

LLiama
Chile 2017 The tour group.

Around Lliama
Lliama, Chile View from the hotel

Mutisia subulata
Mutisia subulata

Chloraea alpina
Chloraea alpina

Mutisia linnearifolia
Mutisia linnearifolia

Mimulus cupreus
Mimulus cupreus

Maule
Maule, Chile 'Broadband' improving again

Oxalis squamata
Oxalis squamata

Oxalis squamata

Empetrum rubrum
Empetrum rubrum

Mimulus cupreus
Mimulus cupreus

Chloraea magellanica
Chloraea magellanica

Chloraea alpina
Chloraea alpina

Asteranthera ovata
Asteranthera ovata

Mitraria coccinea
Mitraria coccinea

Tropaeolum speciosum
Tropaeolum speciosum

Laguna del Maule
Laguna del Maule

Viola glacialis
Calandrinia colchaguensis

Calandrinia colchaguensis
Calandrinia colchaguensis

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