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  • 18:45, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,821). . N Clusiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees, shrubs, and hemiepiphytes with simple, opposite, entire leaves and no stipules. All the species in this region have latex or color...)
  • 18:45, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,660). . N Chrysobalanaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees or shrubs, with simple, alternate, entire leaves, elongated triangular stipules, and usually pale lenticillate twigs. Almost all th...)
  • 18:45, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,646). . N Myrtaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' The Myrtaceae are primarily shrubs and understory trees in this area, and they are easy to recognize vegetatively. All of the New World species have ...)
  • 18:44, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,987). . N Melastomataceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees, shrubs, herbs, and occasionally lianas, with simple opposite leaves with a very characteristic venation pattern. The main veins (u...)
  • 18:44, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,595). . N Combretaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of trees and lianas, widespread in the Old World and New World tropics. In this area, the family is represented by one liana species and one...)
  • 18:44, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,627). . N Vitaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of vines or lianas with tendrils and alternate leaves that can be simple, palmately lobed, or palmately compound, with stipules. Vitaceae ca...)
  • 18:26, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+47). . N Lord of Forrest and Jungle(New page: Lord of Forrest and Jungle)
  • 18:25, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+6). . RainforestPlants
  • 18:25, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+26). . RainforestPlants
  • 18:23, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,362). . N Olacaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A pantropical family of trees and shrubs, with one liana. The Olacaceae of this region have simple, alternate, entire leaves, often with U-shaped pet...)
  • 18:23, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,306). . N Nyctaginaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of soft-wooded shrubs and small trees with simple, opposite or subopposite leaves that are usually somewhat thick and fleshy. The leaves dry...)
  • 18:23, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,753). . N Cactaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' All the Cactaceae in the lowland tropical forests of Costa Rica are epiphytic, though some grow on stumps or fallen logs close to the ground. They ca...)
  • 18:23, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+4,242). . N Dilleniaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of lianas and trees, though the most prevalent species in the Zona Norte are lianas. The leaves are simple, alternate, usually toothed, and ...)
  • 18:22, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,555). . N Zingiberaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Zingiberaceae resemble some of the smaller-leaved Heliconiaceae. They have simple, alternate, entire leaves. The plants can become very large, though...)
  • 18:17, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,723). . N Marantaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Marantaceae superficially resemble Heliconiaceae, but they are easy to distinguish. All Marantaceae have a pulvinus, a specialized sheath of tissue a...)
  • 18:16, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,647). . N Heliconiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Heliconiaceae have simple, alternate leaves that are often very large. The leaf veins are perpendicular to the midrib, and the petiole is channeled. ...)
  • 18:16, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+767). . N Costaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Instantly recognizable from its growth habit. The simple, alternate leaves are borne in a spiral, and often the main stem spirals as well. The inflor...)
  • 18:16, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,433). . N Bromeliaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Bromeliaceae are primarily epiphytic, but some are terrestrial. They are recognizable by their closely parallel-veined leaves and their dense rosette...)
  • 18:16, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,916). . N Arecaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Arecaceae have leaves that are simple, or pinnately or palmately compound, always with strongly parallel venation. They are trees or shrubs with unbr...)
  • 18:16, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,947). . N Cyclanthaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Cyclanthaceae have simple, alternate leaves with parallel venation. They are all plants of the forest understory, and many are scandent. Most species...)
  • 18:16, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,839). . N Smilacaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' Smilacaceae are unmistakable: vines with simple, alternate entire leaves with two tendrils arising from each leaf petiole. In addition, the stems are...)
  • 18:15, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+3,965). . N Orchidaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A huge family of plants (> 20,000 species worldwide), all herbaceous, some climbing. The leaves are alternate and often distichous, usually with a ba...)
  • 18:15, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+3,165). . N Araceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A large and important family of herbaceous plants in the Neotropics, with many climbers and hemiepiphytes. The leaves are alternate, simple to palmat...)
  • 18:15, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,226). . N Piperaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' a family of shrubs, herbs, and epiphytes in this region, with two lianas (Piper multiplinervium and Sarcorhachis naranjoana). The leaves are simple, ...)
  • 18:15, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,891). . N Aristolochiaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of vines and lianas with simple, alternate, entire leaves and no stipules. The leaves are almost always cordate at the base (i.e., with a lo...)
  • 18:15, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,179). . N Siparunaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of understory trees with simple, opposite to subopposite leaves, often with toothed margins and often conspicuously hairy. The hairs are usu...)
  • 18:14, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,663). . N Lauraceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description''': A family of trees and shrubs with simple, alternate leaves and no stipules. Unlike Annonaceae and Myristicaceae, the Lauraceae have irregularly spira...)
  • 18:14, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,127). . N Myristicaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} '''Description:''' A family of medium to large trees, all characterized by simple, alternate leaves without stipules, and sap that oxidizes to a reddish color (blot it ...)
  • 18:14, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,473). . N Annonaceae(New page: {{Returntotable}} Annoncaceae '''Description:''' The Annonaceae are mainly trees, with a few lianas. They have simple, alternate, entire leaves with no st...)
  • 18:14, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+794). . N Euasterids II(New page: {{Returntotable}} This group of plants is united by a number of obscure morphological characters and by molecular data (Stevens 2005). Euasterids II includes the orders Aquifoliales, Api...)
  • 18:14, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,101). . N Euasterids I(New page: {{Returntotable}} There is ample molecular support for this group of plants, but no morphological characters unite the Euasterids I. The group contains a number of families that are impo...)
  • 18:13, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+990). . N Basal Asterids(New page: {{Returntotable}} There are no reliable characters to unite these taxa, probably because they do not constitute a monophyletic group (i.e., they are a group that does not include all the...)
  • 18:13, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,052). . N Eurosids II(New page: {{Returntotable}} This the second of the two large groups within the Rosid clade (Fig. 2), also united by chemical and molecular characters. Relationships among the groups in this clade ...)
  • 18:13, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,602). . N Eurosids I(New page: {{Returntotable}} This is one of the two large groups within the Rosid clade (Fig. 2), united by chemical and molecular characters as well as some obscure floral characters. Within Euros...)
  • 18:13, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,076). . N Basal Rosids(New page: {{Returntotable}} This group is one of the large natural divisions in the plant phylogeny recently revealed by molecular analyses. In general, Rosids are characterized by flowers with fr...)
  • 18:12, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,572). . N Basal Eudicots(New page: {{Returntotable}} These families belong to ancient lineages of angiosperms. Their ancestors diverged from the rest of the so-called higher plants before the higher plants diverged from e...)
  • 18:12, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+3,113). . N Monocots(New page: {{Returntotable}} The Monocotyledonae, or monocots, are characterized by having one cotyledon (the “seed leaf” that feeds the developing seedling as it emerges from the seed). The mo...)
  • 18:12, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+245). . N Template:Returntotable(New page: {|cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" border="0" style="background-color:#99CC66;" width="800" | <center>''Return to Table of Families Treated in this Guide''</center> |} <noinclude>Used ...)
  • 18:12, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+1,844). . N Magnoliids(New page: {{Returntotable}} These families may be basal to the rest of the angiosperms (seed-bearing plants), although recent molecular work (Stevens 2005) has placed them as more recent than the ...)
  • 18:11, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (-22). . RainforestPlants
  • 18:11, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+572). . N About this Wiki(New page: All information found on this wiki has been copied with permission from the guide by Susan G. Letcher, and is copyright to her, © 2005. Questions and comments on the information may be s...)
  • 18:10, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,447). . N Table of Families Treated in this Guide(New page: Families treated in this guide/ Familias incluidas en esta guía {|cellpadding="5" cellspacing="0" border="2" style="background-color:#99CC66;" width="700" ! Clade (grupo filogenético) ...)
  • 18:10, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+20,682). . N Key to Plant Families(New page: This key is modified and condensed from Gentry (1993), and covers all of the families listed in this guide. It certainly doesn’t cover all the families in the forest, though. If this key...)
  • 18:09, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+6,381). . N A Note to the Reader(New page: The tropical forest rainforest can be a daunting place for a naturalist. Stepping into the woods for the first time, you will find a dizzying proliferation of plant forms that blend togeth...)
  • 18:09, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+2,866). . N Introduction(New page: This guide covers sixty of the most prevalent families of angiosperms (seed-bearing plants) in the lowland rainforest of Costa Rica’s Zona Norte. The easiest way to use this guide is to ...)
  • 18:09, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+188). . N RainforestPlants(New page: Introduction A Note to the Reader Key to Plant Families Table of Families Treated in this Guide About this Wiki Template Testing Category:RainforestPlants)
  • 18:09, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+4). . Main Page
  • 18:09, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+4). . Main Page
  • 18:08, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+6). . Main Page
  • 18:08, 5 June 2008 (diff | hist) . . (+22). . Main Page

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