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Pleurothallis hawkingii and Pleurothallis vide-vallis (Orchidaceae; Epidendroideae), two new species from Cordillera de Guanacaste in Costa Rica
Two new species of Pleurothallis are described from the Cordillera de Guanacaste in northern Costa rica. both novelties belong to Pleurothallis sect. Macrophyllae-Fasciculatae, among which they can be recognised by their ...
Two new species and a new record of Epidendrum (Orchidaceae: Laeliinae) from Costa Rica
Two new species of Epidendrum are described and illustrated from Costa Rica. Epidendrum fulfordianum is compared with E. chlorocorymbos, from which it can be distinguished by the much larger flowers, the wider petals and ...
Epidendrum inhibitiosum Karremans & Mel.Fernandez
Epidendro singulifloro Schltr. simile, sed planta rubro-viride, floribus majoribus brunneo-viridis, corolla campanulato-inexpansa, labello costa pupurea instructo, callo albo, petalis ellipticis obtusis differt.
Epidendrum brenesii Schltr.
Of the 44 species monographed in this fascicle, 30 are new to science and 14 have been published elsewhere, at least one of them as recently as one month ago. One of the new ones is a natural hybrid, Epidendrum × pinheiroi ...
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 ...
Brachionium kirbyi, a new species honoring the founder of the “Bosque de Paz” Orchid Project in Costa Rica
A new species of Brachionidium from Costa Rica is described and illustrated. Brachionidium kirbyi is most similar to Brachionidium dressleri Luer. It can be recognized by the erect plants, up to 14 cm tall, often branching, ...
Masdevallia racemosa, an endemic species from the Central Cordillera in Cauca department, is recognized by its long repent habit, with a creeping or ascending rhizome, a loose inflorescence of successive and simultaneous ...
How many species of Pleurothallidinae are there?
Subtribe Pleurothallidinae is possibly the most species-rich of all orchid groups. Nevertheless, they are a young group of plants in terms of scientific learning. The last three decades have been the most active with respect ...
A highly threatened new species of Vanilla from Costa Rica
A new species of Vanilla is described and illustrated from the southeastern tip of Costa Rica, close to the border with Panama. Vanilla karenchristianae was found in a region of the country that has no protected areas and ...
A reconsideration of the empusellous species of Specklinia (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) in Costa Rica
This paper focuses on the systematics of the Specklinia endotrachys species complex in Costa Rica. Traditionally considered a variable species, S. endotrachys is here treated as one of at least four, albeit closely related, ...