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A new Specklinia (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Costa Rica and Panama
A new species of Specklinia from the Cordillera de Talamanca in southern Costa Rica and western Panama is described and illustrated. Specklinia absurda most closely resembles Specklinia fuegi. It differs from that species ...
Pleurothallis adventurae (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae), eine neue Art aus einer unerforschten Region in Costa Rica
A new species, Pleurothallis adventurae is illustrated and described from an unexplored region in southern Costa Rica. This species belongs to a small group of mostly South American species with, glaucous, dark green, long, ...
A new Maxillariella (Orchidaceae: Maxillariinae) from Costa Rica and Panama
Maxillariella prostrata, a new species from Costa Rica and Panama is described and illustrated. This species is similar to M. acervata but differs in having a prostrate habit, elliptic leaves up to 2 cm long, pseudobulbs ...
Evolutionary diversification and historical biogeography of orchidaceae in Central America with emphasis on Costa Rica and Panama
In this thesis, I targeted the orchid genus Lepanthes, one of the six genera of angiosperms that surpasses 1,000 species in the Neotropics, as a study model to investigate the evolutionary processes that promoted species ...
Recent origin and rapid speciation of Neotropical orchids in the world's richest plant biodiversity hotspot
The Andean mountains of South America are the most species‐rich biodiversity hotspot worldwide with c. 15% of the world's plant species, in only 1% of the world's land surface. Orchids are a key element of the Andean flora, ...
A new species of Trichosalpinx (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Costa Rica
Trichosalpinx sanctuarii, a new species of Orchidaceae, subtribe Pleurothallidinae, is described and illustrated. It most resembles T. ringens, from which it is distinguished in the text. The new species is endemic to Costa Rica.
Two new species of Lepanthes (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Costa Rica and their phylogenetic affinity
Lepanthes is one of the most species-rich genera of angiosperms in the neotropics. Here, we describe and illustrate two new species of Lepanthes from Caribbean lowlands of Costa Rica. Lepanthes crucitasensis, sp. nov. ...
Illustrations and studies in Neotropical Orchidaceae: the Specklinia brighamii group (Pleurothallidinae) in Costa Rica
This paper focuses on the taxonomy and systematics of the species related to Specklinia brighamii and S. simmleriana in Costa Rica. The group also includes S. alexii, recorded for the first time for the country, S. acrisepala, ...
Specklinia lugduno-batavae (Pleurothallidinae: Orchidaceae), a new species in the S. digitalis group
Specklinia lugduno-batavae from the Caribbean lowlands of Nicaragua and Costa Rica is formally described and illustrated. The new species belongs to the Specklinia digitalis group and can be recognised by the creeping ...