Publications from 2011-current

Axelrod, F. S.  In press.  Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius.  Journal of the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

Falcón, W., J. D. Ackerman, and R. L. Tremblay.  2016.  Quantifying how acquired interactions with native and invasive insects influence population growth rates of a non-indigenous plant.  Biological Invasions doi: 10.1007/s10530-016-1318-8;

Ackerman, J. D., R. L. Tremblay, J. Rojas-Sandoval and E. Hernández Figueroa.  2016.  Biotic resistance in the tropics: patterns of plant invasions within an island.  Biological Invasions doi: 10.1007/s10530-016-1281-4

Areces-Berazain, F. and J. D. Ackerman.  2016.  Phylogenetics, delimitatin, and historical biogeography of the pantropical tree genus Thespesia (Malvaceae, Gossypieae).  Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 181: 171-198.

Whitman, M. and J. D. Ackerman.  2015.  Habitat suitability for terrestrial orchids in a tropical forest: best sites for survival differ from those of reproduction.  Ecology 96: 693-704.

Ackerman, J. D. and Collaborators.  2014.  Orchid flora of the Greater Antilles.  Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 109.

Areces Berazain, F., V. J. Vega and J. D. Ackerman.  2014.  Annotated list of the vascular plants at El Verde Field Station, El Yunque National Forest, Puerto Rico.  Caribbean Naturalist 16: 1-51.

Ackerman, J. D., W. Falcón, J. Molinari, C. Vega, I. Espino and A. A. Cuevas.  2014.  Biotic resistance and invasional meltdown: consequences of acquired interspecific interactions for an invasive orchid, Spathoglottis plicata in Puerto Rico.  Biological Invasions 16: 2435-2447. doi.10.1007/s10530-014-0676-3.

Ackerman, J. D. 2014.  Rapid transformation of orchid floras.  Lankesteriana 13: 157-164.

Miller, J. S., G. Krupnick, H. Stevens, H. Porter-Morgan, B. Boom, P. Acevedo-Rodríguez, J. D. Ackerman, D. Kolterman, E. Santiago, C. Torres, and J. Vélez.  2013.  Toward Target 2 of the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation: an expert analysis of the Puerto Rican flora to validate new streamlined methods for assessing conservation status.  Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 99: 199-205.

Krings, A. and F. S. Axelrod.  2013.  Gonolobus aloiensis (Apocynaceae, Asclepiadoideae), a new species from St. Eustatius.  Systematic Botany 38(4): 1132-1137.

Brewster, L. B. and J. D. Ackerman.  2013.  Dispersion and spatial distribution of eight orchid species in the Caribbean National Forest, Puerto Rico.  Caribbean Journal of Science 47: 50-56.

Muñoz, M. C. and J. D. Ackerman.  2013.  Invasive plants and mutualistic interactions between fleshy fruits and frugivorous animals.  Pages 121-135.  In S. Jose, H. P. Singh, D. R. Batish, and R. K. Kohli, eds.  Invasive plant ecology.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida.

Lasso, E. and J. D. Ackerman.  2013.  Nutrient limitation restricts reproductive success in a tropical montane cloud forest bromeliad: findings from a long-term forest fertilization experiment.  Oecologia 171: 165-174. DOI: 10.1007/s00442-012-2403-z

Recart, W., J. D. Ackerman, and A. A. Cuevas.  2013.  There goes the neighborhood: apparent competition between invasive and native orchids mediated by a specialist florivorous weevil.  Biological Invasions 15: 283-293. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-012-0283-0.

Ackerman, J. D. 2012.  Orchidaceae.  Pages 187-214.  In G. R. Proctor, Flora of the Cayman Islands, 2nd edition.  University of Chicago Press, Chicago.

Ackerman, J. D. 2012. Orchidaceae. Pages 622-667. In P. Acevedo and M. Strong, eds. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions in Botany 98. PDF

Ackerman, J. D. and R. Lauri. 2012. Piperia. Pages 1402-1404. In B. G. Baldwin, D. H. Goldman, D. J. Kell, R. Patterson, and T. J. Rosatti, eds. Jepson Manual: Vascular plants of California. 2nd edition. University of California Press, Berkeley.

Ackerman, J. D., A. A. Cuevas and D. Hof. 2011. Are deception-pollinated species more variable than those offering a reward? Plant Systematics and Evolution 243: 91-99. PDF

Ackerman, J. D., W. Falcón and W. Recart. 2011. New records of naturalized orchids in the Hawaiian Islands. Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 110: 1-4. PDF

Axelrod, F.S. 2011. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Puerto Rico. BRIT Press. ISSN 0833-1475; ISBN-13: 978-1-889878-33-1. *To see the latest updates to the Vademecum click here*

Fagua, J. C. and J. D. Ackerman. 2011. Consequences of floral visits by invasive honeybees and ants to the hummingbird-pollinated, Caribbean cactus Melocactus intortus. Plant Species Biology 26: 193-204.

Muñoz, M. C. and J. D. Ackerman. 2011. Spatial distribution and performance of native and invasive Ardisia (Myrsinaceae) species in Puerto Rico: the anatomy of an invasion. Biological Invasions 13: 1543-1558. PDF