|05 Nov 08: We posted more than 23 000 records into the database with specimen information about the the plant collection in 80s
|01 Aug 08: We have more than 20 000 images including 1700+ species.
|08 Jan 07: In the documents section you can find a list of plants updated in December 2006, this includes various tables with changes in taxonomy. Documents
|22 Dec 06: To end 2006, 500 new photographs were added to the photo gallery. There are now already 17,600 photo’s of 1,323 plant species. Which represent 67% of species existing on station and 85% of our existing genera. Among them we can emphasize a liana Strychnos peckii found by the Sarapiquí River, and two orchids Epidendrum eburneum and Ornithocephalus bicornis. The first was found by the dinning hall, the second was found by the River Station .
31 Oct 06: In this month we added almost 350 images representing 60 species.
13 Sep 06: More than 250 photos representing around 40 species have been included in the Digital Flora Gallery.
18 Jul 06: The gallery now includes 120 new images.
|30 May 06: We have just brought up to date the list of plants at the station. This includes 1,963 species and 813 genera. Much of the information is in PDF and EXCEL format .
|Jan- Apr 06: 1,699 photos added (155 spp.), among them are few interesting native species totally new to La Selva flora: Peperomia vinasiana, Cupania cinerea, Octomeria costarricensis .
|19 Dec 05: Today were added 352 (43 species) photos added to the collection. We now have 14,707 images of 1,062 different species. This represents 55% of species and 74% of the genera on station. With emphasis in Salacia multiflora a new species found at La Selva by O. Vargas at LOC, 2200. A new Orchid Oeceoclades maculata was located at the station, found by Joshua Dash in one of the plots of the project ECOS, this species is quite rare in Costa Rica although in other places is considered a pest. Additionally, a trelet Unonopsis whose species is still yet to be determined .
09 Aug 05: After a couple of months of intense work, today we added a new version of the list of plants at La Selva, which includes several improvements among them: Taxonomy history and species vouchers, also several exotic species found at the station were added to the list. Now there are145 families, 802 genera and 1,936 species.
|22 Jul 05: I
We added a great quantity, 1,384 images to the image gallery. Adding these images, the gallery represent 1,017 species and 575 genera, so the photo collection covers more than half of the species of La Selva include a photo. In this group several new native species were found, like: Cleome serrata and Miconia calvescens, including interesting photos of two undetermined species: Pleurothallis sp. A and Solanum sp. A.
|12 May 05: 237 photos were added to the collection. Among them beautiful and outstanding images of Capparis uniflora,
previously called Caparis discolor, now there are 12,854 images.
As starting acomplishment in 2005, we added 743 photographs to the collection. Several species represent families that did not have any type ofi llustration, some of them are: Brassicaceae,
Additionally, four new species were added: Cestrum
affinis and Connarus
costarricensis, the latter is a new genus to the station. In total there are 12,617 images representing 902 species (49%) and, 524 (68%) genera.
04: To the end of the year 345 pictures were added. Including pictures of three new species Quararibea
guatemalensis and Kaempferia
04: This stage included around 20 family treatments, totalling 50. 360 new photos were added to the image gallery. Most of the picture illustrate fruits and seeds. Thanks to Daniel Solano for his collaboration (REU program from OET-CRUSA).
248 new images were added to the collection, two species in particular stand out from the rest. The first, Cordia
megalanthaa rare tree with flowers much larger than those in the same genus here at La Selva, the other Hybanthus
denticulatus never had been collected. It was found by Reinaldo Aguilar on Sendero Ribereño 1200 m; where it was a small population by the river .
Great news today, the gallery now has 10 000 pictures!,
the last set includes many flowering orchids, like: Epidendrum
baumannianum and Sobralia
Additionally a new species for La Selva was collected by Joel Alvarado, Maxillaria
sanguinea. In total, 738 images were added, making the overall total 10,147, with 779 species.
In the species section of the images gallery a new link was created to TROPICOS
from Missouri Botanical Garden.
They have a large database with botanical information for the whole wide world.
A new set of 1,097 new picture were added. Some exceptional pictures of the beautiful flower from the Ceiba
pentandra y Balizia
elegans, as well as some pretty orchids.
as well as some pretty orchids. This set covers 15 genera and 36 different species that were not illustrated, reaching a total of 9,409 pictures.
a 30 Jan 04:
20 new family treatments in Pdf format were posted including: Bombacaceae, Flacourtiaceae,
Hernandiaceae, Rhamnaceae, Tiliaceae, they include
We included 311 new images, making 8,312. The gallery now represents 650 species. The biggest news from this block is the new species of tree at La Selva
multicapitula ( Fab., Mimosoideae ), registrado en 2003
por Eugenio González (OTS) de sus parcelas, posteriormente
Reinaldo Aguilar lo recolectó al final del sendero Tres
Rios donde parece ser frecuente. Esta especie fue confundida con
adinocephala ( Mimosoideae ) que se conoce solo del Pacífico.
312 new images were uploaded, to complete a total of 8,001, the remarkable addition is Heliconia
which could be distinguished from other species by its inflorescence red, distinct and very compact flowers