Ron Hanko's photos with the costa rica

Acronia canidentis

Acronia canidentis
Here's the same orchid as the last post, but showing the growth habit. The leaves are very rigid and are held on very stiff stems as well. The leaves are 8cm long (3") and the plant is 15cm tall (6").
Added on February 17, 2014

Acronia canidentis

Acronia canidentis
Hardly recognizable as an orchid, this species belongs to a group of orchids called Pleurothallids, many of which grow at high elevations in Central and South America and all are from the New World. The species name here, canidentis, means "dog's tooth"…
Added on February 17, 2014

Effusiella amparoana

Effusiella amparoana
A small orchid species from Costa Rica. The plant is about five inches tall and each of these flowers about half an inch. This is the sixth post in my series of orchid shots on a dark background, all orchids I grow.
Added on January 25, 2014

Effusiella amparoana

Effusiella amparoana
One of my favorite orchids has recently come into bloom. Effusiella amparoana belongs to a group of Central and South American orchids known as Pleurothallids. This miniature plant is about six inches tall with narrow upright leaves and six inch nodding s…
Added on October  5, 2013

Dracula erythrochaete

Dracula erythrochaete
This species ranges from Costa Rica south to Colombia.
Added on January 18, 2009

Acinopetala chontalensis

Acinopetala chontalensis
Native to Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama and Ecuador, this species has been reclassified. It used to be Masdevallia chontalensis.
Added on January 19, 2009

Restrepiella ophiocephala

Restrepiella ophiocephala
Ranges From Florida and Mexico to Costa Rica.
Added on January 21, 2009

Dryadella simula

Dryadella simula
Native to Nicaragua, Peru, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia and Ecuador

Published in Orchids, the magazine of the American Orchid Society.
Added on January 18, 2009

Zootrophion vulturiceps

Zootrophion vulturiceps
Native to Costa Rica.
Added on January 18, 2009

Epidendrum rigidum

Epidendrum rigidum
A wide-spread and variable species found from Florida south through the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America into South America.
Added on January 29, 2009