Adam P. Karremans
  • Lankester Botanical Garden, University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Research fields
  • Plant science
Personal information


Ph.D in Leiden University - Naturalis Biodiversity Center, 2015

Current Position

Lecturer at the Biology School, University of Costa Rica
Interim Professor at Lankester Botanical Garden, University of Costa Rica


  1. Damián, A. and Karremans, A. P. (2016). A New Species of Stelis (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Peru. Systematic Botany 41(2): 293-297.
  2. Díaz-Morales, M. and Karremans, A. P. (2016). Epidendra Nova Talamancana. Phytotaxa 272(4): 248-256.
  3. Karremans, A. P., Albetazzi, F. J., Bakker, F. T., Bogarín, D., Eurlings, M. C. M., Pridgeon, A., Pupulin, F. and Gravendeel, B. (2016). Phylogenetic reassessment of Specklinia and its allied genera in the Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae). Phytotaxa 272(1): 1-36.
  4. Bogarín, D. and Karremans, A. P. (2015). Prosthechea tinukiana sp. nov. (Orchidaceae: Laeliinae): an update of the Prosthechea prismatocarpa complex. Turk J Bot 39: 499-505.
  5. Karremans, A. P., Bogarín, D., Pupulin, F., Luer, C. A. and Gravendeel, B. (2015). The glandulous Specklinia: morphological convergence versus phylogenetic divergence. Phytotaxa 218(2): 101-127.
  6. Karremans, A. P. and Rincón-González, M. (2015). Nomenclatural notes in the Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae): Apoda-prorepentia. Phytotaxa 238(2): 174-182.
  7. Karremans, A. P. (2015). Nomenclatural notes in the Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae): Stelis. Phytotaxa 203(3): 292-296.
  8. Karremans, A. P., Bogarín, D. and Gravendeel, B. (2015). Specklinia lugduno-batavae (Pleurothallidinae: Orchidaceae), a new species in the S. digitalis group. Blumea 59: 180-184.
  9. Karremans, A. P., Pupulin, F., Grimaldi, D., Beentjes, K. K., Butot, R., Fazzi, G. E., Kaspers, K., Kruizinga, J., Roessingh, P., Smets, E. F. and Gravendeel, B. (2015). Pollination of Specklinia by nectar-feeding Drosophila: the first reported case of a deceptive syndrome employing aggregation pheromones in Orchidaceae. Ann Bot 116(3): 437-455.
  10. Karremans, A. P., Pupulin, F. and Gravendeel, B. (2015). Specklinia dunstervillei, a New Species Long Confused with Specklinia endotrachys (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae). PLoS One 10(7): e0131971.
  11. Rodríguez-Martínez, L., Rincón-Useche, C. and Karremans, A. P. (2015). A New Pleurothallis from Colombia, with a Note on Ancipitia and Colombiana (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae). Systematic Botany 40(1): 75-78.
  12. Bogarín, D., Karremans, A. P. and Muñoz, M. (2015). Brachionium kirbyi, a new species honoring the founder of the “Bosque de Paz” Orchid Project in Costa Rica. Die Orchidee 66(5): 404-409.
  13. Dressler, R. L. and Karremans, A. P. (2015). Sobralia rogersiana, un monstruo maravilloso. Orquideología 32(1): 30-37.
  14. Karremans, A. P. (2015). Visualizing Pleurothallids: Lankesteriana. Lindleyana in Orchids (Bull. Amer. Orch. Soc.) 84(5): 304-312.
  15. Fernández, M., Bogarín, D., Karremans, A. P. and Jiménez, D. (2014). New species and records of Orchidaceae from Costa Rica III. Lankesteriana 13(3): 259-282.
  16. Karremans, A. P. (2014). Lankesteriana, a new genus in the Pleurothallidinae (Orchidaceae). Lankesteriana 13(3): 319-332.
  17. Bogarín, D., Karremans, A. P., Rincón, R. and Gravendeel, B. (2013). A new Specklinia (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from Costa Rica and Panama. Phytotaxa 115(2): 31-41.
  18. Karremans, A. P. and Bogarín, D. (2013). Three New Species of Dracontia (Pleurothallidinae, Orchidaceae) from Costa Rica. Systematic Botany 38(2): 307-315.
  19. Karremans, A. P., Bakker, F. T., Pupulin, F., Solano-Gomez, R. and Smulders, M. J. M. (2013). Phylogenetics of Stelis and closely related genera (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae). Plant Syst Evol 29(1): 69-86.
  20. Bogarín, D. and Karremans, A. P. (2013). Trichocentrum pupulinianum (Orchidaceae). Lindleyana in Orchids (West Palm Beach) 82(2): 106–110.
  21. Pupulin, F., Karremans, A. P. and Strigari, S. (2013). Taxonomie in Aquarell: die Specklinia-endotrachys-Gruppe, Teil 1. Taxonomy in watercolor: the Specklinia endotrachys group, part 1. Die Orchidee (Hamburg) 64(5): 392-399.
  22. Pupulin, F., Karremans, A. P. and Strigari, S. (2013). Taxonomie in Aquarell: die Specklinia-endotrachys-Gruppe, Teil 2. Taxonomy in watercolor: the Specklinia endotrachys group, part 2. Die Orchidee (Hamburg) 64(6): 475-485.
  23. Pupulin, F., Karremans, A. P. and Gravendeel, B. (2012). A reconsideration of the Empusellous species of Specklinia (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) in Costa Rica. Phytotaxa 63: 1-20.
  24. Bogarín, D., Pupulin, F. and Karremans, A. P. (2012). Three New Lepanthes (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae) from South-East Costa Rica. Lankesteriana 12(2): 107-114.
  25. Karremans, A. P. (2012). Illustrations and Studies in Neotropical Orchidaceae. 3. On the identity of Dracontia pachyglossa and D. ramonensis; with a new species, D. lueriana (Pleurothallidinae). Ann Naturhist Mus Wien B 113: 119-132.
  26. Karremans, A. P., Bogarín, D., Fernández, M., Smith, C. M. and Blanco, M. A. (2012). New species and records of Orchidaceae from Costa Rica. II. Lankesteriana 12(1): 19-51.
  27. Karremans, A. P. and Smith, C. M. (2012). A note on genus Dracontia (Orchidaceae: Pleurothallidinae), with a new species. Harvard Pap Bot 17(1): 13-17.
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