Book ID: 44613
Ackerman,James David and Maria del Castillo de Mayda
Las Orquideas de Puerto Rico y Las Islas Virgines/ The Orchids of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.1992.Approx. 55 watercolours.XVI,168 p.4to.Cloth. Bilingual(English & Spanish)
A bilingual (Spanish/English) pictorial essay for non specialists. Thetext describes each of the 55 species included in terms of taxonomy,natural history and distribution. Habitats, diversity, populationdynamics, floral morphology, conservation,etc. are dealt with.This bookis a first step to a complete scientific orchid flora of the islands.