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orchid flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands

by James D. Ackerman

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Published by New York Botanical Garden in Bronx, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Puerto Rico.,
  • Virgin Islands of the United States.,
  • Puerto Rico,
  • Virgin Islands of the United States
    • Subjects:
    • Orchids -- Puerto Rico.,
    • Orchids -- Virgin Islands of the United States.,
    • Orchids -- Puerto Rico -- Pictorial works.,
    • Orchids -- Virgin Islands of the United States -- Pictorial works.,
    • Botanical illustration -- Puerto Rico.,
    • Botanical illustration -- Virgin Islands of the United States.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJames D. Ackerman.
      SeriesMemoirs of the New York Botanical Garden,, v. 73
      ContributionsNew York Botanical Garden.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK1 .N525 vol.73, QK495.O64 .N525 vol.73
      The Physical Object
      Pagination203 p. :
      Number of Pages203
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1272353M
      ISBN 100893273945
      LC Control Number95003660

      Stroll the St. George Village Botanical Garden, which includes rare and endangered species from across the Caribbean and Central America. Stroll through the Bromeliad Garden, learn about the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico’s endangered fauna at the Conservation Garden and view brilliant orchids at the Marmaduke Orchid House. Common Name Thick Rooted Orchid An Orchid Flora Of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Ackerman ; Orchids of Jamaica Gloudin & Tobisch photo fide; AOS Bulletin Vol 69 No 3 photo fide; Orchidaceae Antillenae Nir ; Orchids of Venezuela.

        Journals & Books; Help Download full Coping with the epiphytic existence: pollination strategies. Selbyana 9, 52~0. Ackerman, J.D., An orchid Flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Memoirs of the. New York Botanical Gardens. J.D. AckermanAn orchid Flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Memoirs of the New York Botanical. Click to read more about The Orchids of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands / Las Orquideas De Puerto Rico Y Las Islas Virgenes by James D. Ackerman. LibraryThing is a cataloging and social networking site Author: James D. Ackerman.

      BOOKS: Ackerman – Orchids of Puerto Rico & the Virgin Islands Ames, Blanche – Drawings of Florida Orchids Ames/Cornell – Orchids of Guatemala, Vol 26 #1, Vol 26 #2 AOS – Awards Annual AOS – An Orchidist’s Glossary AOS – Handbook on Orchid Culture Vol 1 & 3 AOS – Orchid Culture AOS – Orchid Pests and Diseases, &   A bilingual guide to the common weeds of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands is now available from the USDA NRCS. It is useful not only in the Caribbean region but also in tropical to warm temperate areas throughout the Americas and beyond. Last Modified: 11/03/ .


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Orchid flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands by James D. Ackerman Download PDF EPUB FB2

An Orchid Flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden Vol. 73) (English and Spanish Edition) [James D. Ackerman] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An Orchid Flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands (Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden Vol.

73) (English and Spanish Edition)4/5(1). Orchid flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Bronx, N.Y.: New York Botanical Garden, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James D Ackerman; New York Botanical Garden.

This volume is above all a pictorial essay on the diversity of flora found in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It is directed primarily at nature and orchid lovers.

The text accompanying the paintings describe each species, including its taxonomy, natural history and distribution/5(4). Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands constitute a single geologic unit known as Greater Puerto Rico.

They are also a cohesive biogeographic unit: nearly all the species that occur in the Virgin Islands also occur in Puerto Rico. The author describes species, six of them new, in 65 genera of the Orchidaceae of these islands.

Flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands This site presents in PDF format three important publications by Pedro Acevedo-Rodriguez on the Flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, and the watercolor illustrations and specimens of Dr.

Agustín Stahl (), the earliest renowned Puerto. The Greater Antilles are an ancient group of islands in the Caribbean consisting of Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and numerous surrounding groups of smaller islands, such the Caymans and the US Virgin islands.

This relatively small area is very rich in its orchid flora in which the author recognizes species in genera. This volume is above all a pictorial essay on the diversity of flora found in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. It is directed primarily at nature and orchid lovers. The text accompanying the paintings describe each species, including its taxonomy, natural history and s: 3.

References: Ackerman, J. An orchid flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. Vines and Climbing plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands This guide is based on Vines and Climbing plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands by Pedro Acevedo-Rodríguez.

There's also a brief guide with the most commonly encountered species. The Caribbean Area, comprised of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, is part of the National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) program.

The National Cooperative Soil Survey (NCSS) is a nationwide partnership of federal, regional, state, and local agencies and institutions. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: Spermatophyta, Volume 2 Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: Spermatophyta, ISBN X, Publisher: Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, Original from: University of Texas: Digitized: ISBN: X, Export.

Virgin Islands, group of about 90 small islands, islets, cays, and rocks in the West Indies, situated some 40 to 50 miles (64 to 80 kilometres) east of Puerto Rico.

The islands extend from west to east for about 60 miles and are located west of the Anegada Passage, a major channel connecting the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea.

Eastern Cuba, Northern Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands are derived from materials of the Caribbean plate consisting of a Jurassic oceanic basement (ca. m.y.) overlain by Lower Cretaceous to Tertiary island arc deposits ( m.y.). which includes Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Hispaniola, the island that comprises the Dominican Republic and Haiti.

Written by world-renowned orchidologist James D. Ackerman, Ph.D., and a team of nine collaborators, Orchid Flora of. An Orchid Flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands; (Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden, Vol 73) You might want to consult some of the following web sites: Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands: Full Text Index, [A].

The main cruising area of a Puerto Rico yacht charter is sometimes called the Spanish Virgin Islands or “Passage Islands”, located off the east coast of the mainland.

This region’s islands include Vieques, Culebra with its 28 uninhabited islands, Culebrita, Cayo Luis Pena and Palomino Island. - An Orchid Flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

[5] Alexander, Robert J. – Political Parties of the Americas, Canada, Latin America, and the West Indies, 2 vols.: Anguilla – Grenada and Guadeloupe – Virgin Islands of the United States.

Covering Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Hispaniola, this new page flora provides clear, detailed accounts of the currently known orchid species in the Greater Antilles. The fauna of the United States Virgin Islands consists of species of birds, 22 species of mammals, species of fish and 7 species of amphibians.

The wildlife of the U.S.V.I. includes numerous endemic species of tropical birds, fish, and land reptiles as well as sea mammals. The only endemic land mammals are six species of native bats: the greater bulldog bat, Antillean fruit-eating bat. Visitors to Puerto Rico often leave feeling that it is the most beautiful place they have ever seen and cannot wait to return.

The flora and fauna of the island add to the rainbow of color that abounds. Here’s a guide to some of the incredible animals and plant-life you might see on your next visit.

The maturation of a flora - Orchidaceae of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Article (PDF Available) in Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences (1 The Scientifi) June with The book is out of print, but the whole flora is now available on the web., Title Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Second Volume. Publication Author Little E.L.; Woodbury R.O.;Wadsworth F.H. Publisher USDA, Forest Service; Washington. Year ISBN Description.Found in Florida, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Windward Islands, Leewards Islands, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Cuba, Jamaica, Cayman Islands, Trinidad & Tobago, Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Guyana, Fr Guiana, Surinam, Brazil, Peru and Bolivia in wet montane forests as a large.