Definitions

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  • adjective Pittier (attributive); used in taxonomic names for organisms that often have English names of the form "Pittier's ..."

Etymologies

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Named in a pseudo-Latin manner for any of several naturalists named Pittier, especially for Swiss botanist Henri François Pittier.

Examples

  • Some of the endemic plant species in this xeric region are Borreria aristeguietana, Stilpnopappus pittieri.

    La Costa xeric shrublands

  • Stilpnopappus pittieri, Trachypogon plumosus and Vochysia venezolana.

    La Costa xeric shrublands

  • The predominant tree species include the endemics huriki Sacoglottis holdridgei, Ocotea insularis and Cecropia pittieri.

    Isla del Coco Marine and Terrestrial Conservation Area, Costa Rica

  • Among the indicated species, we have: Wittiocactus panamensis, Rhipsalis pittieri, Epiphyllum columbiense, Disocactus ramulosus, all of which are protected in different national parks.

    Paraguana xeric scrub

  • The ecoregion has one endemic mammal registered, Ichtyomys pittieri - a fish-eating rat, confined to the western region of the cordillera.

    Cordillera La Costa montane forests

  • The most common canopy species in this formation include "palo de hierro" (Sacoglottis holdridgei), avocado (Ocotea ira) and the endemic Cecropia pittieri.

    Cocos Island moist forests

  • Predominant endemic tree species include the huriki Sacoglottis holdridgei, Ocotea insularis and Cecropia pittieri.

    Cocos Island moist forests

  • For the savannas, Huber & Alarcon list Vernonia aristeguietae, Bourreria aristeguietana, Stilpnopappus pittieri, S. apurensis, Hymenocallis venezuelensis, Eriocaulon rubescens, Limnosipanea ternifolia; for the gallery forests, Gustavia acuta.

    Llanos

  • Geonoma spp.) or in large, sometimes monodominant clumps (Hyospathe pittieri, Catoblastus praemorsus, Bactris sp.).

    Cordillera La Costa montane forests

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