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Rhyncholaelia digbyana is a species of orchid occurring from Mexico to Belize, Guatemala, Honduras and Costa Rica.
The orchid has been discovered by José Antonio Molina Rosito, a Honduran botanist and Professor emeritus at the Zamorano Pan-American School of Agriculture.
Rhyncholaelia digbyana was declared the national flower of Honduras (Flor Nacional de Honduras) on 1969 November 26.
Central America is a region found in the southern tip of North America and is sometimes defined as a subcontinent of the Americas. This region is bordered by Mexico to the north, Colombia to the southeast, the Caribbean Sea to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west and south. Central America consists of seven countries: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama. The combined population of Central America is estimated to be between 41,739,000 and 42,688,190.
Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras, is a country in Central America. The republic of Honduras is bordered to the west by Guatemala, to the southwest by El Salvador, to the southeast by Nicaragua, to the south by the Pacific Ocean at the Gulf of Fonseca, and to the north by the Gulf of Honduras, a large inlet of the Caribbean Sea.
The Orchidaceae are a diverse and widespread family of flowering plants, with blooms that are often colourful and fragrant, commonly known as the orchid family.
Molina is a Spanish occupational surname. Molina is latin for 'mill' and is derived from another latin word, mola ('millstone'). The surname originated from the early Middle Ages, referring to a person who operates a mill or a millstone. Other Spanish surnames, like Molinero, have also been originated in the work and management of a mill. Spanish municipalities like Molina de Segura (Murcia) or Molina de Aragón still nowadays include millstones or mill blades in their respective coats of arms.
The National Congress is the legislative branch of the government of Honduras.
Rhyncholaelia, abbreviated Rl. in the horticultural trade, is a genus of orchids, comprising 2 species. They are distributed in Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. Both species were originally published in Brassavola by Lindley. In 1918, Schlechter erected the new genus Rhyncholaelia and moved Brassavola digbyanaLindl. 1846 and Brassavola glaucaLindl. 1839 into it.
Potinara, abbreviated Pot in the horticultural trade, is the nothogenus comprising those intergeneric hybrids of orchids which have Brassavola, Cattleya, Laelia and Sophronitis as parent genera.
Antonio Muñoz Molina is a Spanish writer and, since 8 June 1995, a full member of the Royal Spanish Academy. In 2013 he received the Prince of Asturias Award for literature.
In a number of countries, plants have been chosen as symbols to represent specific geographic areas. Some countries have a country-wide floral emblem; others in addition have symbols representing subdivisions. Different processes have been used to adopt these symbols – some are conferred by government bodies, whereas others are the result of informal public polls. The term floral emblem, which refers to flowers specifically, is primarily used in Australia and Canada. In the United States, the term state flower is more often used.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Morelia is a Metropolitan Archdiocese in western central Mexico.
Aniceto Molina Aguirre was a Colombian cumbia singer-songwriter and accordionist who began playing the instrument at the age of 12. His career lasted for more than four decades. He was popular in Latin American countries, especially El Salvador.
The Juan Ramón Molina National Library is the national library of Honduras, containing more than 40,000 volumes. It was founded by Antonio R. Vallejo, with the support of Secretary Marco Aurelio Soto and Ramón Rosa. The library was established August 27, 1880, during the administration of Marco Aurelio Soto through an agreement on February 11, with a budget of one thousand pesos. It was renamed after the poet Juan Ramón Molina in 2009.
Antonio Molina Rositto, usually known as Antonio Molina, is a Honduran botanist and Professor emeritus at the Zamorano Pan-American School of Agriculture.
Honduran Literature describes the literature birthed out of Honduras. The literary history of Honduras is intersects with aspects of political and socioeconomic atmosphere that has long been prevalent in Honduran history. In the Handbook of Latin American Literature, Salgado claims that the birth of Honduran literature begins with Fray Jose Trinidad Reyes, who founded the first University of Honduras. Unfortunately, the proliferation that was seen in other Central American countries did not appear in Honduras. Furthermore, because the country was under political unrest during much of its history a great deal of the literature remains unpublished a thus, unknown.
Bletia reflexa is a species of orchid native to Guatemala, Honduras, Chiapas, Oaxaca and Panama.
Tegucigalpa, formally Tegucigalpa, Municipality of the Central District, and colloquially referred to as Tegus or Teguz, is the capital and largest city of Honduras along with its twin sister, Comayagüela.
Antonio Molina may refer to:
Rhyncholaelia glauca is a species of orchid occurring from Mexico to Belize, Guatemala and southeastern Honduras.
Ángela Valle was a Honduran writer, journalist, and essayist. In 1967, she was awarded the first prize "Premio Nacional de Poesía Juan Ramón Molina".
Rhyncholaelia digbyana at the Internet Orchid Species Photo Encyclopedia
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