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Conservación de orquídeas en una reserva privada de Palmares, Costa Rica
Orchid conservation in a private preserve at Palmares, Costa Rica
Madre Verde Private Preserve, located in Palmares (Alajuela, Costa Rica) protects a forest relict surrounded by pastures, bushes and abandoned agriculture grounds. An inventory was conducted in this preserve to determine ...
Reproductive biology of Phragmipedium longifolium and floral anatomy associated with pollinator attraction in the genus
Phragmipedium is a genus with 21 species restricted to the tropics and subtropics from Central and South America. As it is a genus capable of producing seeds from both self- and cross-pollinated flowers, it is an ideal ...
A taxonomic synopsis and morphological characterization of Myoxanthus (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae)
The taxonomic history, general description and distribution are provided for Myoxanthus. Morphological characterization of the vegetative and reproductive organs is illustrated with photographs. A list of the 52 accepted ...
First report of naturalization of Houttuynia cordata Thunb. 1783 (Piperales: Saururaceae) in South America
A relatively large and established population of Houttuynia cordata from Itatiaia National Park in Brazil represents the first record of naturalized Saururaceae in South America. Although the species is potentially invasive, ...
Bauhinia proboscidea (Fabaceae: Cercidoideae), a new species from Costa Rica and Panama, with notes on B. beguinotii, B. gorgonae and B. pansamalana
Bauhinia proboscidea, a new species from Costa Rica and Panama, is described and illustrated, and compared to the closely related B. pansamalana of southern Mexico, Guatemala and Honduras. It is also compared with B. ...
Two new endemic species of Monstera (Araceae: Monsteroideae: Monstereae) from Golfito in southern Costa Rica
Monstera croatii M.Cedeño & A.Hay and M. gambensis M.Cedeño & M.A.Blanco (Araceae: Monsteroideae: Monstereae) are newly described and illustrated from cantón Golfito in the Pacific lowlands of southern Costa Rica. Notes ...
New records of Araceae for Costa Rica and Panama
Four species are documented for the first time for the Costa Rican flora: Anthurium curvispadix, Anthurium palosecense, Monstera integrifolia, Monstera spruceana. Two species are first documented for the Panamanian flora: ...
New combinations and synonyms in the Maxillariinae (Orchidaceae)
Twelve orchid species previously described in the genus Maxillaria are transferred to Heterotaxis, Inti, Pityphyllum, and Sauvetrea. In addition, 19 new heterotypic synonyms in Maxillariinae are presented; these and a few ...
Duckweeds (Araceae: Lemnoideae) growing on wet, vertical rocks behind a waterfall in Costa Rica, with a new country record of Wolffiella oblonga (Phil.) Hegelm.
Lentilles d’eau (Araceae: Lemnoideae) poussant sur des rochers verticaux et humides derrière une cascade au Costa Rica, avec un nouvel enregistrement pour le pays de Wolffiella oblonga (Phil.) Hegelm.
A large colony of duckweeds (Araceae: Lemnoideae) grows on the constantly wet, vertical wall of the rock shelter behind the Llanos de Cortés waterfall of the Potrero River, Guanacaste province, Costa Rica, the first such ...
A comparison of Monstera deliciosa and M. tacanaensis, with comments on Monstera section Tornelia (Araceae)
Monstera deliciosa, one of the most commonly cultivated aroids, is a morphologically variable species and has traditionally been considered native to southern Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica and Panama. We demonstrate that ...