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Un híbrido espontáneo entre Aristolochia gorgona y A. grandiflora (Aristolochiaceae)
A spontaneous hybrid between Aristolochia gorgona and A. grandiflora appeared at Lankester Botanical Garden, Costa Rica, where plants of both species were cultivated in close proximity. This indicates that geographic ...
Desarrollo de cápsulas y germinación in vitro de Phragmipedium humboldtii, P. longifolium y P. percei
Slipper orchids belonging to the genus Phragmipedium (subfam. Cypripedioideae) are seriously threatened and therefore listed in Appendix I of CITES. Less research has been conducted in this genus than in others belonging ...
Preliminary molecular phylogenetics of Sobralia and relatives (Orchidaceae: Sobralieae)
With over 200 species, the orchid tribe Sobralieae is a major constituent of the Neotropical flora. As currently circumscribed, the tribe includes four genera: Elleanthus, Epilyna, Sertifera, and Sobralia. Most species ...
Myoxanthus vittatus (Orchidaceae), a new species from Costa Rica
The taxonomic position of Myoxanthus Poepp. & Endl. (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) is discussed and Silenia Luer is maintained as a subgenus of Myoxanthus. A new species of Myoxanthus is described and illustrated. ...
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 ...
Masdevallia luerorum (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae), a new species from Costa Rica
Masdevallia luerorum from the southern Pacific region of Costa Rica is described and illustrated. It resembles M. lata, but differs in the single flowered inflorescence, the shorter sepals, the broad and cylindrical sepaline ...