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photos: plants in Costa Rica [last updated 27-Aug-2013]


Below you will find a collection of photos from Costa Rica. Pictures were taken by Rhett A. Butler, copyright 2008. While these images are the property of mongabay.com, it may be permissible to use them for non-commercial purposes (like powerpoint presentations and school projects), provided that the images are not altered in any form. Please read this for more details. If you are interested in using an image in a publication please contact me.









Ginger plant



Red ginger



Orange and yellow heliconia



Red hibiscus



Corteza Amarilla (Tabebuia ochracea)



Lily



Red passion vine flower



Banana flowers and red banana fruit



Flowering bromeliad



Red passion vine flower [costa-rica_0732]



Costa Rican rainforest at Las Cruces



Heliconia flower



Bromeliad [costa_rica_4620]



Heliconia structure



Leaf in the Costa Rican jungle



Flowering bromeliad [costa-rica_0124]



Strangler fig



Ginger plant [costa-rica_0670]



Red bromeliad flower



Red passion flower



Passion flower



Rainforest lily leaf



Magenta stalk with green fruit



Leaf in the rainforest of Costa Rica



Bird of paradise



Flower [costa-rica_0225]



Red hibiscus [costa-rica_0902]



Bromeliad [costa-rica-d_0083]



Costa Rican rainforest in the late afternoon



White palm flowers



Fred fruit and yellow flowers



Passion flower [costa-rica_0989]



Red orange flowers



Walking Iris (Neomarica gracilis) [costa_rica_4581]



Flower bromeliad and lavendar orchids in Costa Rica



Banana flower



Yellow heliconia [costa_rica_4819]



Orange, yellow, and white flower



Bromeliad [cr_3847]



Flower [costa_rica_4615]



Thorns on a rainforest tree trunk



Heliconia leaves in the Costa Rican rain forest



Banana flower [cr_3717]



Red and yellow heliconia



Costa Rican rainforest in the late afternoon [costa_rica_4640]



Flower bromeliad and lavendar orchids in Costa Rica [costa-rica_0147]



Bromeliad [costa_rica_4621]



Banana flowers and red banana fruit [costa_rica_4494]



Apostle's Iris (Neomarica gracilis) [costa_rica_4584]



Red and yellow heliconia [costa_rica_4986]



Yellow, white, and pink flowers



Rainforest tree [costa_rica_5458]



Rainforest leaves [costa_rica_4487]



Palm fruit [cr_3664]



Young cacao fruit



Orange flowers



Yellow and pink flowers



Red and white flowers



Rainforest leaf [cr_3665]



Small purple flowers



Red bird-of-paradise [cr_3673]



Corteza Amarilla (Tabebuia ochracea) [costa-rica-d_0589]



Yellow heliconia [costa_rica_4474]



Striking yellow blossoms of the Corteza Amarilla (Tabebuia ochracea) in bloom



Red bird-of-paradise



Bromeliad [cr_3848]



Fern grove in the Costa Rican rainforest [costa_rica_4634]



Red passion vine flower [costa-rica_0734]



Red heliconia [costa_rica_4570]



Red bracht



Green and magenta rainforest shrub



Green palm fruit on a red stalk



Palm fruit [costa-rica_0750]



Reddish-orange flowers



Ceiba tree



Rainforest leaf [cr_3667]



Buttress roots [cr_4004]



Rainforest leaves [costa_rica_4497]



Bird of paradise flower



Anole lizard



Chewed rainforest leaf



Rainforest leaves [costa_rica_4488]



Lily [costa_rica_4827]



Costa Rican rainforest in the late afternoon [costa_rica_4641]



Red flower [costa_rica_4619]



Bromeliad [costa-rica_0406]



Rolled Heliconia leaf



Tropical rain forest at Las Cruces



Orange and yellow flowers of the Banderita Espanola Orchid (also known as the Fire Star Orchid)



Rainforest seed



Rainforest leaf [costa_rica_4661]



Yellow heliconia flowers



Flowering bromeliad [costa_rica_4646]



Orange-yellow philodendron leaf



Hibiscus



Purple flower of a water plant



Flower bromeliad and lavendar orchids in the wild



Bromeliad [costa_rica_4622]



Leaf transforming into a bird-of-paradise bracht



Pacific coast rainforest of Costa Rica



Pink, yellow, and white flowers



Fern grove in the Costa Rican rainforest



Magenta heliconia



Pacific coast rainforest of Costa Rica [costa_rica_5431]



Corteza Amarilla (Tabebuia ochracea) [costa-rica-d_0585]



Striking yellow flowers of the Corteza Amarilla (Tabebuia ochracea) in bloom



Ceiba tree [costa_rica_5452]



Corteza Amarilla (Tabebuia ochracea) [costa-rica-d_0588]



Fern grove in the Costa Rican rainforest [costa_rica_4632]



White flowers [costa-rica_0140]



Strangler fig roots



Red passion vine flower [costa-rica_0735]



Canopy lily



Red ginger [costa-rica_0874]



Yellow heliconia [costa_rica_4473]



Interior of a Costa Rican rainforest around sundown



Yellow heliconia [costa_rica_4496]



Narasia (?) cuttings rooting



Pacific coast rainforest of Costa Rica [costa_rica_5432]



Heliconia leaf




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