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Special Displays

There are always special plants on display at the information desk. Here are some examples:

Orchidaceae


Dendrochilum yuccaefolium

Flower size: ~3/5" (1.5 cm)

Maxillaria dillonii

Flower size: ~2" (5cm)

Ascocentrum aurantiacum
ssp. philippinensis

Flower size: ~2/5" (1 cm)

Laelia purpurata
Brazil's National flower
Flower size: ~6" (15 cm)

Phrag Paul Eugene Conroy
wallisii x longifolium
Long petals: ~ 10" (25 cm)

Brassavola digbyana
Fringed lip, night-fragrant
Flower size: ~4" (10 cm)

Peristeria elata (Dove Orchid)
Terrestrial, Panama's National flower
Flower: ~2" (5cm); stalk: ~4' (120cm)

Bulbophyllum frostii
Common name: Ruby slippers
Flower size: ~1" (2.5 cm)

Jumellea arachnantha
Long spur ~3" (7.6 cm), night-fragrant
Flower size: ~2" (5 cm)

Epidendrum ciliare
Fragrant
Flower size: ~5" (12 cm)

Peristeria pendula
Flowers at plant base, clove-like fragrance
Flower size: ~2" (5 cm)

Cirrhopetalum
Closely related to Bulbophyllum
Flower size: ~1/2" (1.2 cm)

( See more orchids in the cloud forest. )

Others


Nertera granadensi
Pin Cushion Plant, Bead Plant
Rubiaceae

Oxalis species
Wood Sorrel
Oxalidaceae

Orthophytum burle-marxii

Bromeliaceae

Dorstenia buchananii
Moraceae

Scadoxus multiflora,
Amaryllidacaceae

Crossandra pungens
Acanthaceae

Cochliostema jacobianum,
Commelinaceae
(spiderwort family)

Mimosa pudica
Sensitive Plant, Shyness Grass
Fabaceae

Ardisia crenata
Coralberry, spiceberry, Hilo holly
Myrsinaceae


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