An Epidendrum of the difforme group in my back yard. 

An Epidendrum of the difforme group in my back yard. 

Flowers of the Fishtail Palm (Caryota sp.) in a large pile in my back yard.

Flowers of the Fishtail Palm (Caryota sp.) in a large pile in my back yard.

Guarianthe skinneri, known locally as “Candelaria”, in my back yard. 

Guarianthe skinneri, known locally as “Candelaria”, in my back yard. 

Acacia sp. (Fabaceae - Mimosoideae), Volcán de Ipala, Chiquimula, Guatemala.

Acacia sp. (Fabaceae - Mimosoideae), Volcán de Ipala, Chiquimula, Guatemala.

Neotropical epiphytic orchid Encyclia cordigera in Retalhuleu, Guatemala.

Neotropical epiphytic orchid Encyclia cordigera in Retalhuleu, Guatemala.

A well-camouflaged [presumable] cricket on terrestrial orchid Aulosepalum pyramidale in my garden in Guatemala City.

A well-camouflaged [presumable] cricket on terrestrial orchid Aulosepalum pyramidale in my garden in Guatemala City.

Agave sp. (Asparagaceae), Sta. Rosalía Mármol, Zacapa, Guatemala.

Agave sp. (Asparagaceae), Sta. Rosalía Mármol, Zacapa, Guatemala.

A vine (Ipomoea sp., Convolvulaceae) in Pará, Brasil.

A vine (Ipomoea sp., Convolvulaceae) in Pará, Brasil.

The young leaves of a fig (Ficus sp., Moraceae) in Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala.

The young leaves of a fig (Ficus sp., Moraceae) in Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala.

The Guatemalan epiphytic orchid Anacheilium radiatum, which has strongly fragrant flowers,is beginnig to bloom around the country.

The Guatemalan epiphytic orchid Anacheilium radiatum, which has strongly fragrant flowers,is beginnig to bloom around the country.