© 2017 por Emerson Pansarin

LBMBP Orchidarium


University of São Paulo - Ribeirão Preto - Brazil



24-27 July 2017

Department of Biology

University of São Paulo 


New article published in Phytotaxa

Vanilla paulista Fraga & Pansarin

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Two new species of Vanilla are described and illustrated based on specimens collected in mesophytic semideciduous forests of southeastern Brazil. Vanilla capixaba occurs in southeastern of Espírito Santo and Vanilla paulista occurs in São Paulo. Both species are closely related to members of the Vanilla planifolia group, V. cristagalli, V. dubia and V. dungsii.


Comparative reproductive biology and pollinator specificity among sympatric Gomesa (Orchidaceae: Oncidiinae).

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Field trip through the Serra da Canastra, Minas Gerais, Brazil.

Waterfalls, good cheeses and orchids!


Field observations on flowers of Pitcairnia flammea. Hermit hummingbirds through the day. Chrysocyon brachyurus at night.

Trabalho de campo em Altinópolis, São Paulo, Brasil. Observações em flores de Pitcairnia flammea. Beija-flores durante o dia. Lobo-guará (Chrysocyon brachyurus) durante a noite.


Indubitably, one of the most beautiful genera among orchids is Miltonia with 11 species distributed mainly throughout the Atlantic rain forest. In the LBMBP Orchidarium we have 10 from 11 species currently recognized within this genus. Mitonia flava is known only for its type specimen. The plants are potted with Pinus bark.

Species in this genus:

Miltonia candida Lindl.

Miltonia clowesii  Lindl.

Miltonia cuneata  Lindl.

Miltonia flava Lindl.

Miltonia flavescens  (Lindl.) Lindl.

Miltonia kayasimae Pabst

Miltonia moreliana  A.Rich.

Miltonia phymatochila  (Lindl.) N.H.Williams & M.W.Chase

Miltonia regnellii  Rchb.f.

Miltonia russelliana  (Lindl.) Lindl.

Miltonia spectabilis Lindl.

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