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Additions to the Costa Rican Myoxanthus (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae)
Pleurothallis cerea, a species described based on a specimen collected by Lankester in Costa Rica, and commonly placed under the synonymy of Myoxanthus octomeriae or M. congestus, is here recognized as distinct. The species ...
A new species of Lepanthes (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Colombia with a large and protruding column
A new species of Lepanthes from the Western Cordillera of the Colombian Andes, characterized by similar triangular sepals with a large and protruding column, is described and illustrated. The new species is similar to ...
Un híbrido espontáneo entre Aristolochia gorgona y A. grandiflora (Aristolochiaceae)
A spontaneous hybrid between Aristolochia gorgona and A. grandiflora appeared at Lankester Botanical Garden, Costa Rica, where plants of both species were cultivated in close proximity. This indicates that geographic ...
Two new species of Echinosepala (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae)
We describe and illustrate two new species of Echinosepala from Costa Rica, they are placed within a phylogenetic framework of the genus, and compared to their closest relatives. A short resume of the genus’ history is ...
Myoxanthus vittatus (Orchidaceae), a new species from Costa Rica
The taxonomic position of Myoxanthus Poepp. & Endl. (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) is discussed and Silenia Luer is maintained as a subgenus of Myoxanthus. A new species of Myoxanthus is described and illustrated. ...