The Genus Calceolaria

Thu, 2021-04-01 06:37 -- gsparrow
1 Apr
Ger van den Beuken
Calceolaria uniflora

CALCEOLARIA IS A genus that is highly valued by plant lovers for its attractive inflorescences. The genus was previously classified in the family Scrophulariaceae, but following research by Olmstead, they are often classified in the family Calceolariaceae. The plants that interest us are mainly endemic in the alpine zone of South America, distributed from the Falklands and Tierra del Fuego in the south up to the Andean zones in Chile and Peru in the north.

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