orchids of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands = Las orquídeas de Puerto Rico y las Íslas Vírgenes by James D. Ackerman

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Published by University of Puerto Rico Press in San Juan, Puerto Rico .

Written in English

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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.

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Book details

Other titlesOrquídeas de Puerto Rico y de las Íslas Virgenes.
Statementtext, James D. Ackerman ; illustrations, Maruja del Castillo Mayda.
ContributionsCastillo, María del, 1925-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK495.O64 A35 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1557814M
ISBN 100847723429
LC Control Number91038577

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Bronx, N.Y.: New York Botanical Garden, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James D Ackerman; New York Botanical Garden. 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.

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From Ackermann’s book, “ Garay and Sweet () and Liogier and Martorell () listed this species as Epidendrum secundum, but this is a misapplication of the name caused by confusion over typification.

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The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St.

Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix. There has been an intense connection between both which comes from the early 19th century.

The then-Danish territory was for many decades then the main "window" for Puerto Rican farmers and traders who wanted to participate in global markets. Mean.The Ritz on St Thomas is much nicer, I think, than the Ritz in Puerto beach near the PR Ritz is not a great beach, either, though the STT Ritz's beach is not as good as other STT beaches.

The PR Ritz has more hotels/restaurants/clubs within walking distance, whereas STT Ritz requires a car or taxi. So does The Marriott STT.

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