Wednesday, May 30, 2007

Plants of Costa Rica

Better put in a page of plant photos!
Please help with identification!

Monteverde
Wild Avocado Tree (Aguacatillo/Ocotea sp.) (Photo by Linda)
Tank Bromeliads (Photo by Linda)
Bromeliad Guzmania nicaraguensis (Photo by Brynne)
Tree Fern (Cyathea stipularis) (Photo by Kent)
Tree Fern Fiddlehead (Photo by Kent)
Orchid Elleanthus robustus (Photo by Linda)

La Fortuna
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata Rose variety)
Red Ginger (Alpinia purpurata)
Lipstick Palm (Cyrtostachys renda)
Pentas (Pentas lanceolata)

Arenal Vista Lodge
Shrub with white leaves
Butter Daisy (Melampodium divaricatum)
Porterweed (Stachytarpheta jamaicensis)
Coconut Palm (Cocos nucifera)
Angel Trumpet (Brugsmansia sp.)
Sanchezia speciosa
Golden Trumpet (Allamanda cathartica)
Poinsettia Cultivar (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
Perennial Peanut (Arachis glabrata)

Restaurante Las Iguanas
Heliconia psittacorum
Stilt Palm (Socratea exorrhiza)

Selva Verde Lodge
Elephant Ear (Xanthosoma sagittifolium)
Orchid (Cattleya sp.?)
Shampoo Ginger (Zingiber zerumbet)
Water Lily (Nymphaea sp.) Pond
Heliconia angusta
Heliconia crotalifera
Hanging Lobster Claw (Heliconia rostrata)
Pagoda Flower (Clerodendrum paniculatum)
Red Torch or Emperor's Torch Ginger (Etlingera elatior)
Cordyline fruticosa and Croton variegatum
??
Heliconia vellerigera
Heliconia sp.
Heliconia longa with Green Hermit Hummingbird 
(Phaethornis guy) (Photo by Brynne)
Heliconia rostrata
A purple spray
Heliconia sp.
Heliconia marginata
Traveller's Palm (Ravenala madagascariensis)
Helani Tulip Ginger (Etlingera hemisphaerica)
Hot Lips (Psychotria poeppigiana)
Anthurium sp.?
Purple Jacaranda mimosifolia
Blooms that rained down around our room in Selva Verde
Ornamental Banana (Musa ornata)
Oil Palm (Elaeis oleifera)

La Selva Biological Station
Heliconia sp.
Warszewiczia coccinea

Pineapple Tour
Papaya (Carica papaya)
Ornamental Pineapple (Ananas sp.)

La Paz Waterfall Gardens
Poor Man's Umbrella (Gunnera insignis)
Bluebird Vine (Petrea volubilis)
Canna sp.
Renealmia cernua
Aechmea moerochlamys?
Orchid (Huntleya burtii)
Orchid (Brassavola cucullata)
Orchid
Orchid (Phalaenopsis sp.?) 
Anthurium sp.
Vriesea erythrodactyla
Rattlesnake Tail (Calathea crotalifera)
Rhododendron sp.
Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow (Brunfelsia pauciflora)
Heliconia sp.
Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea glabra)
and Mango Tree (
Mangifera indica)

Rio Sarapiqui
Queen Aechmea (Aechmea mariae-reginae) (Photo by Linda)
Heliconia latispatha (Photo by Linda)

Tirimbina
Canna sp.
Unseeded version of Breadfruit (Artocarpus communis)
Kent's Strange Root

Fungi

Hygrocybe miniata
Wine Glass Fungi (Cookeri sp.)
Amanita sp.
Dead Man's Fingers
Live and Dead Man's Fingers
Mini fungi
Lots of little fungi
Next: 14. Poas Volcano.

1 comment:

NINFEA said...

molto belle le piante tropicali.. io dipingo e nel mio giardino ho strelizie, ninfee, casimiroa, in Sardegna ITALY, possiamo cootivare papaia, ananas, lichi, guava, passiflora edulis, a casa di nia sorella..complimenti a te per le tue piante... ciao