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Trichocentrum pupulinianum (Orchidaceae)
The following article details the career of Lankester Botanical Garden's researcher Franco Populin. His work within this institution has generated an important growth for the research of orchid species in Costa Rica. This ...
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, ...
Costa Rica, land of endless orchids
With almost 1,600 reported species (Karremans et al. 2012), Costa Rica has one of the richest orchid floras in tropical America, currently surpassed in total species number only by Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru (Govaerts ...