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A reappraisal of Neotropical Vanilla. With a note on taxonomic inflation and the importance of alpha taxonomy in biological studies
Despite the long-standing cultural importance and botanical interest in Vanilla, many taxa belonging to the genus remain poorly understood. Vanilla species generally have broad geographical and ecological distributions. ...
Nomenclatural notes in the Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae): miscellaneous
Nomenclatural amendments and notes are provided for taxa belonging to diverse genera within subtribe Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae) in order to comply with the International Code for algae, fungi, and plants. The proposed ...
Monstera limitaris (Araceae), a new species from the border between Costa Rica and Panama
Species of genus Monstera are among the most representative hemi-epiphytic Araceae in the Neotropics. They are widely distributed and abundant in the tropical forests of Costa Rica and Panama. During recent exploration in ...
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, ...
Trick or treat? Pollinator attraction in Vanilla pompona (Orchidaceae)
Natural pollination of Vanilla species remains poorly understood. Our research aimed at better understanding the pollinator attraction mechanism of the Neotropical species Vanilla pompona. Based on our results, we hypothesize ...