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Three new Lepanthes (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from south-east Costa Rica
(Universidad de Costa Rica, 2012)
Novelties in Costa Rican Stelis (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae): two new species and a new record in the "Dracontia group"
Stelis dies-natalis and Stelis aenigma, belonging to a group of mostly Middle American species alternatively placed in genus Dracontia, are described and illustrated based on living material. They were both ...
Two novelties in genus Platystele (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Costa Rica
Two new species of Platystele allied to P. oxyglossa complex are described from Costa Rica. Platystele carl-lueriana can be distinguished from P. catiensis and P. oxyglossa by the compact inflorescence that barely exceeds ...
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 ...
Four new species of Pleurothallis (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from the Valle del Cauca Department in Colombia
Pleurothallis indecora, P. juvenilis, P. lueriana and P. queremalensis are described from material collected in the municipality of Dagua, department of Valle del Cauca, Colombia. The four species were found during field ...
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 ...
Genera Pleurothallidinarum: the era of Carlyle Luer
The era or Carlyle Luer, which currently comprehends the forty-two years since the publication of the first Icones Pleurothallidinarum in 1975, has witnessed a true revolution in the knowledge and understanding of the ...