Publications from 2005-2010

Ackerman, J. D. and W. M. Whitten. 2010. A new Ornithidium (Orchidaceae: Maxillariinae) from the Massif de la Hotte of Haiti. Lankesteriana 9: 509-512. PDF

Morales, M., J. D. Ackerman and R. L. Tremblay. 2010. Morphological flexibility across an environmental gradient in the epiphytic orchid, Tolumnia variegata: complicating patterns of fitness. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 163: 431-446.

Tremblay, R. L., J. D. Ackerman and M. E. Pérez. 2010. Riding across the selection landscape: fitness consequences of annual variation in reproductive characteristics. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 365: 491-498. PDF

Ackerman, J. D. 2009. Revealing patterns of orchid diversity across a Neotropical region. Pages 8-15 in A. Pridgeon and J. P. Suárez, eds., Proceedings of the second scientific conference on Andean orchids. Universidad Técnica Particular de Loja, Ecuador.

Cohen, I. M. and J. D. Ackerman. 2009. Oeceoclades maculata, an alien tropical orchid in a Caribbean rainforest. Annals of Botany 104: 557-563. PDF

Tremblay, R. L. and J. D. Ackerman. 2009. Re-evaluation of evolutionary processes in orchids. Didn’t Darwin explain it all? In R. P. Sauleda and L. A. Sandow (eds.), Proceedings of the 19th World Orchid Conference, Miami, Florida.

Ackerman, J. D. and E. J. Meléndez-Ackerman. 2008. Orquídeas. Pages 189-246 in R. L. Joglar, ed. Biodiversidad de Puerto Rico: Agustín Stahl, Flora, Hongos. Serie de Historia Natural de Puerto Rico. La Editorial Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan.

Ackerman, J. D. 2007. Invasive orchids: weeds we hate to love? Lankesteriana 7: 19-21. PDF

Ackerman, J. D., J. C. Trejo Torres and Y. Crespo Chuy. 2007. Orchids of the West Indies: predictability of diversity and endemism. Journal of Biogeography 34: 779-786. PDF

Otero, J. T., S. Aragón and J. D. Ackerman. 2007. Spatial aggregation of seedlings, juveniles and adults of Psychilis monensis (Orchidaceae). Biotropica 39: 227-231.

Williams, N. H., J. D. Ackerman, E. M. Fernández and J. Llamacho. 2007. The rediscovery and systematic position of Antillanorchis. Orchids 76: 856-858.

Bergman, E., J. D. Ackerman, J. Thompson and J. K. Zimmerman. 2006. Land use history affects the distribution of the saprophytic orchid Wullschlaegelia calcarata in Puerto Rico. Biotropica 38:492-499.

Rivera, B. and J. D. Ackerman. 2006. Bat pollination breakdown in a columnar cactus, Pilosocereus royenii. Biotropica 38: 635-642.

Santiago-Valentín, E. 2006. La flora amenazada de Puerto Rico y la región del carso como eje central de su conservación. Revista Focus: Universidad Interamericana en Bayamón.

Ackerman, J. D. 2005. Broughtonia, Psychilis, Quisqueya, Tetramicra. Pages 210-213, 300-303, 305-307, 317-319. In A. Pridgeon, P. J. Cribb, M. W. Chase and F. N. Rasmussen, eds. Genera Orchidacearum, Vol. 4. Epidendroideae, Part I. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Ackerman, J. D. and W. Carromero. 2005. Is reproductive success related to color polymorphism in a deception-pollinated, tropical terrestrial orchid? Caribbean Journal of Science 41: 234-242. PDF

Ackerman, J. D. and M. Soto. 2005. Domingoa. Pages 228-232. In A. Pridgeon, P. J. Cribb, M. W. Chase and F. N. Rasmussen, eds. Genera Orchidacearum, Vol. 4. Epidendroideae, Part I. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Otero, J. T., P. Bayman and J. D. Ackerman. 2005. Variation in mycorrhizal performance in an epiphytic orchid: the potential for natural selection. Evolutionary Ecology 19: 29-43.

Santiago-Valentín, E. 2005. Amos Arthur Heller’s Puerto Rico plant collecting itineraries of 1900 and 1902-1903 and their utility for the historical study of endangered plants. Brittonia 57(3):292-294.