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Rarity, in orchids, is often closer to a perception than to a specific category of frequency, assessed on the basis of documented data. Rare species are frequently only a way to say that they are rarely seen in living ...
Although insects are one of the most diverse groups of organisms on earth, relatively few species are found associated with marine habitats. The majority of these marine species live in intertidal or coastal habitats and ...
The genus Malaxis was named in 1788 by Olof Swartz. The name was based on malaxo, Greek for “softening,” apparently referring to the soft or delicate leaves. Traditionally Malaxis has been characterized in part by ...
Cleistes Rich. ex Lindl.
Description of Cleistes Rich. ex Lindl.
Oncidium Sw. [with a new species, Oncidium coquianum]
Costa Rican species of Oncidium are presented and discussed. A new species, Oncidium coquianum Pupulin & Dalström, is described and illustrated.
The name Epistephium derives from the Greek epi-, upon, and stephanos, crown, in reference to the crown-like calyculus situated prominently at the seed capsule apex (Cameron 2003). Epistephium is broadly distributed in ...
Phragmipedium (Pfitz.) Rolfe
The nomenclature of the tropical American lady-slippers has been somewhat confused. At first, the species were named as species of Cypripedium, a name now used only for a north temperate group of terrestrial species. ...
Como parte del proyecto del Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, la primera obra completa sobre las plantas vasculares con flores del país, se describen las 29 especies y 10 géneros de plantas pertenecientes a la familia ...
The Surinamese lawyer and botanist Hendrik (Henri) Charles Focke (Paramaribo, 1802-1856) originally described the genus Plectrophora in 1848 in the journal of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, on the basis ...
Descripción de Macradenia R.Br.