Trees and Plants

The broad variety of plants and trees in San Gerardo augmented by the bordering Chirripó National Park make this a special zone for observing and photographing everything from delicate species of orchids to the impressive trees hundreds of years old.


Shampoo Ginger

Shampoo Ginger

Family: Zingiberaceae

Its maginifacent vertical flowers are cream colored with red rings. They form a bulb that resembles a bee hive...

Mountain Imortelle

Mountain Imortelle

Family: Papilionaceae

This tree was introduced due to the coffee industry, and is ideal for shading plantations and living fences...

Elm

Elm

Family: Elm Family

This tree is very typical in the areas around Chirripó. Its impressive size and the diversity of epiphytes in the crown make this tree unique...
 

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TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

TOUR #8 : CLOUD FOREST

The cloud forests of Costa Rica have a unique nature that we can learn about.

Tours

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

TOUR # 3: TWO NIGHTS IN CHIRRIPO

Visit Chirripo National Park...
 

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Una escapadita a los regazos del cerro Chirripó

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70% of our planet is made of water, but only 3% is fresh, and only 1% is available for human consumption.

Use water rationally.

Collect rainwater to water your  plants.
Do not dump oils, chemical wastes, pollutants.

 

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Biodiversity

Chestnut-capped Brush-FinchRobust, with terrestrial habits; face with white spots, white throat that will expand when excited or irritated...
  • Name: Chestnut-capped Brush-Finch

  • Scientific name: Arremon brunneinucha

  • Family: Emberizidae

  • Region: San Gerardo

 

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