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1.  Ackerman, J. D. and M. Del Castillo.  1992.  The orchids of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands: Las orquídeas de Puerto Rico y las Islas Virgenes. University of Puerto Rico Press, San Juan.  168 pp.  [not peer reviewed]

2.  Ackerman, J. D. 1995.  An orchid flora of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 73: 1-203.

3.  Fernández, E., J. Llamacho, F. Jiménez and J. D. Ackerman.  2007.  Orquídeas de la República Dominicana y Haití. American Chamber of Commerce of the Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo, República Dominicana.  206 pp.  [not peer reviewed]

4. Ackerman, J. D. and Collaborators. 2014.  Orchid flora of the Greater Antilles. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 109: 1-625.

 

Articles (most of these are available from my website on Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/James_Ackerman)

1.  Ackerman, J. D. 1975.  Reproductive biology of Goodyera oblongifolia (Orchidaceae).  Madroño 23: 191-198.

2.  Ackerman, J.D. 1976.  Page 645.  In IOPB chromosome number reports LIV.  Taxon 25: 631-649.

3.  Ackerman, J. D. 1977.  Biosystematics of the genus Piperia Rydb. (Orchidaceae).  Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 75: 245-270.

4.  Ackerman, J. D. and M. R. Mesler. 1979.  Pollination biology of Listera cordata (Orchidaceae).  American Journal of Botany 66: 820-824. 

5.  Ackerman, J. D. 1979.  Dodsonia, a new ecuadorian genus of the Zygopetalinae (Orchidaceae).  Selbyana 5: 116-119.

6.  Mesler, M. R., J. D. Ackerman and K. L. Lu.  1980.  The effectiveness of fungus gnats as pollinators.  American Journal of Botany 67: 564-567.

7.  Ackerman, J. D. and N. H. Williams.  1980.  Pollen morphology of the tribe Neottieae and its impact on the classification of the Orchidaceae.   Grana 19: 7-18.

8.  Ackerman, J. D. 1981.  Pollination of Calypso bulbosa var. occidentalis (Orchidaceae): a food deception system.  Madroño 28: 101-110.

9.  Ackerman, J. D. 1981.  Two new species of the Chondrorhyncha complex (Orchidaceae: Zygopetalinae).  Selbyana 5: 297-301.

10.  Ackerman, J. D. and N. H. Williams.  1981.  Pollen morphology of the Chloraeinae (Orchidaceae: Diurideae) and related subtribes.  American Journal of Botany 68: 1392-1402.

11.  Roubik, D. W., J. D. Ackerman, C. Copenhaver and B. H. Smith.  1982.  Stratum and flower selection by foraging bees: implications for the reproductive success of an outcrossing tropical tree.  Ecology 63: 712-720.

12.  Ackerman, J. D., M. R. Mesler, K. L. Lu and A. M. Montalvo.  1982.  Food foraging behavior of male euglossines (Hymenoptera: Apidae): vagabonds or trapliners?  Biotropica 14: 281-289.

13.  Ackerman, J. D. 1983.  The diversity and seasonality of male euglossine bees (Hymenoptera: Apidae) in central Panama.  Ecology 64: 274-283.

14.  Ackerman, J. D. 1983.  Euglossine bee pollination of the orchid Cochleanthes lipscombiae: a food source mimic.  American Journal of Botany 70: 830-834.

15.  Ackerman, J. D. 1983.  On the evidence for a primitively epiphytic habit in orchids. Systematic Botany 8: 474-477.

16.  Ackerman, J. D. 1983.  Specificity and mutual dependency of the orchid-euglossine bee interaction.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 20: 301-314.

17.  Ackerman, J. D. and J. C. Montero Oliver.  1985.  Reproductive biology of Oncidium variegatum: moon phases, pollination and fruit set.  American Orchid Society Bulletin 54: 326-329.

18.  Ackerman, J. D. and A. M. Montalvo.  1985.  The longevity of euglossine bees.  Biotropica 17: 79-81.

19.  Ackerman, J. D. 1985.  Euglossine bees and their nectar hosts.  Pages 225-233.  In W. G. D’Arcy and M. D. Correa A. (eds.), The botany and natural history of Panamá : La botánica e historia natural de Panamá . Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, Missouri.  [not peer reviewed]

20.  Ackerman, J. D. 1985.  Pollination mechanisms of temperate and tropical orchids.  Pages 98-101.  In K. Tan (ed.), Proceedings of the eleventh world orchid conference. Miami, Florida.  [not peer reviewed]

21.  Ackerman, J. D. 1986.  Mechanisms and evolution of food-deceptive pollination systems in orchids.  Lindleyana 1: 108-113.

22.  Ackerman, J. D. 1986.  Coping with the epiphytic existence: pollination strategies.  Selbyana 9: 52-60.

23.  Ackerman, J. D. and A. M. Montalvo.  1986.  Two new species of Epidendrum with lateral inflorescences.  Selbyana 9: 126-129.

24.  Montalvo, A. M. and J. D. Ackerman. 1986.  Relative effectiveness of pollinators and evolution of floral traits in Spathiphyllum friedrichsthalii (Araceae).  American Journal of Botany 73: 1665-1676.

25.  Montalvo, A. M. and J. D. Ackerman. 1987.  Limitations to natural fruit production in Ionopsis utricularioides (Orchidaceae).  Biotropica 19: 24-31.

26.  Ackerman, J. D. 1987.  Changes in the orchid flora of Puerto Rico.  Lindleyana 2: 122-124.

27.  Roubik, D. W. and J. D. Ackerman. 1987.  Long-term ecology of euglossine orchid-bees (Apidae: Euglossini) in Panama.  Oecologia 73: 321-333.

29.  Ackerman, J. D. 1987.  Orchid conservation strategies: an ecological viewpoint.  Pages 101-105.  In K. Saito and R. Tanaka (eds.), Proceedings of the 12th World Orchid Conference. Tokyo.  [not peer reviewed]

30.  González-Díaz, N. and J. D. Ackerman. 1988.  Pollination, fruit set and seed production in the orchid Oeceoclades maculata. Lindleyana 3: 150-155.

31.  Ackerman, J. D. 1989.  Limitations to sexual reproduction in Encyclia krugii (Orchidaceae).  Systematic Botany 14: 101-109.

32.  Ackerman, J. D. 1989.  Prescotia and Cranichis of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.  Lindleyana 4: 42-47.

33.  Zimmerman, J. K., D. W. Roubik and J. D. Ackerman. 1989.  Asynchronous phenologies of a neotropical orchid and its euglossine bee pollinator.  Ecology 70: 1192-1195.

34.  Ackerman, J. D., A. M. Montalvo and A. Vera.  1989.  Epiphyte host specificity of Encyclia krugii, a Puerto Rican endemic orchid.  Lindleyana 4: 74-77.

35.  Ackerman, J. D. 1989.  Geographic and seasonal variation in fragrance choices and preferences of male euglossine bees.  Biotropica 21: 340-347.

36.  Ackerman, J. D. and A. M. Montalvo. 1990.  Short and long term limitations to fruit production in a tropical orchid.  Ecology 71: 263-272.

37.  Parrilla-Díaz, A. T. and J. D. Ackerman. 1990.  Epiphyte roots: anatomical correlates to environmental parameters in Puerto Rican orchids.  Orquídea (Méx.) 12: 105-116.

38.  Morgan, R. and J. D. Ackerman. 1990.  Two new Piperias (Orchidaceae) from Western North America.  Lindleyana 5: 205-211.

39.  Rodríguez-Robles, J. A., J. D. Ackerman and E. J. Meléndez-Torres.  1990.  Host distribution and hurricane damage to an orchid population at Toro Negro Forest, Puerto Rico.  Caribbean Journal of Science 26: 163-164.

40.  Ackerman, J. D. and M. Galarza-Pérez.  1991.  Patterns and maintenance of extraordinary variation in the Caribbean orchid, Tolumnia (Oncidium) variegata. Systematic Botany16: 182-194.

41.  Ackerman, J. D., L. R. Walker, F. N. Scatena and J. Wunderle.  1991.  Ecological effects of hurricanes.  Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America 72: 178-180.  [not peer reviewed]

42.  Walker, L. R., J. Voltzow, J. D. Ackerman, D. S. Fernández and N. Fetcher.  1992.  Immediate impact of Hurricane Hugo on a Puerto Rican rain forest.  Ecology 73: 691-694.

43.  Ackerman, J. D. and E. Hágsater.  1992. Epidendrum antillanum, a new name for a species from the Antilles.  Orquídea (Méx.) 12: 225-229.

44.  Rodríguez-Robles, J. A., E. J. Meléndez and J. D. Ackerman.  1992.  The effects of display size, flowering phenology, and standing crop of nectar on the visitation frequency of Comparettia falcata (Orchidaceae).  American Journal of Botany 79: 1009-1017.

45.  Moya, S. and J. D. Ackerman. 1993.  Variation in floral fragrance composition in Epidendrum ciliare (Orchidaceae).  Nordic Journal of Botany 13: 41-47.

46.  Meléndez, E. J. and J. D. Ackerman. 1993.  The effects of a rust infection on fitness components in a natural population of Tolumnia variegata (Orchidaceae).  Oecologia 94: 361-367.

47.  Migenis, L. E. and J. D. Ackerman. 1993.  Orchid-phorophyte relationships in a forest watershed in Puerto Rico.  Journal of Tropical Ecology 9: 231-240.

48.  Tremblay, R. and J. D. Ackerman. 1993.  A new species of Lepanthes from Puerto Rico. Brittonia 45: 339-342.

49.  Meléndez, E. J. and J. D. Ackerman.  1994.  Factors associated with rust infection (Sphenosphora saphaena) in an epiphytic orchid (Tolumnia variegata).   American Journal of Botany 81: 287-293.

50.  Ackerman, J. D., J. A. Rodríguez-Robles and E. J. Meléndez.  1994.  A meager nectar offering by an epiphytic orchid is better than nothing.  Biotropica 26: 44-49.

51.  Ackerman, J. D. and J. K. Zimmerman.  1994.  Bottlenecks in the life histories of orchids: resources, pollination, population structure, and seedling establishment.  Pages 125-129.  In A. Pridgeon (ed.), Proceedings of the 14th World Orchid Conference. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office, London. [not peer reviewed]

52.  Ackerman, J. D., A. Sabat and J. K. Zimmerman.  1996.  Seedling establishment in an epiphytic orchid: an experimental study of seed limitation.  Oecologia 106: 192-198.

53.  Ackerman, J. D. 1996.  The maturation of a flora:  Orchidaceae of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 776: 55-64.

54.  Sabat, A. and J. D. Ackerman.  1996.  Fruit set in a deceptive orchid: the effect of flowering phenology, display size, and local floral abundance.  American Journal of Botany 83: 1181-1186.

55.  Ackerman, J. D. 1996.  Caribbean islands.  Pages 59-61.  In E. Hágsater and V. Dumont (eds.), Status survey and conservation action plan: orchids: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources, Gland, Switzerland.

56.  Ackerman, J. D. and S. Moya. 1996.  Hurricane aftermath: resiliency of an orchid-pollinator interaction in Puerto Rico.  Caribbean Journal of Science 32: 369-374.

57.  Ackerman, J. D. 1996.  Orchidaceae.  Pages 498-509.  In P. Acevedo-Rodríguez, Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 78: 1-581.

58.  Ackerman, J. D. 1997.  The orchid flora of the Caribbean: new records and combinations.  Lindleyana 12: 149-152.

59.  Ackerman, J. D., E. J. Meléndez-Ackerman, and J. A. Salguero-Faria.  1997.  Variation in pollinator abundance and selection on fragrance phenotypes in an epiphytic orchid.  American Journal of Botany 84: 1383-1390.

60.  Ackerman, J. D. 1998.  Evolutionary potential in orchids: patterns and strategies for conservation.  Selbyana 19: 8-14.

61.  Hágsater, E. and J. D. Ackerman. 1999.  Epidendrum portoricense Hágsater et Ackerman, sp. nov.  Plate 376. In E. Hágsater, The genus Epidendrum.  Part 2: “A second century of new species in Epidendrum.”  Icones Orchidacearum fasc. 3.

62.  Salguero-Faria, J., and J. D. Ackerman. 1999.  A nectar reward: is more better? Biotropica 31: 303-311.

63.  Ackerman, J. D. and S. Ward.  1999.  Genetic variation in a widespread, epiphytic orchid: where is the evolutionary potential?  Systematic Botany 24: 282-291.

64.  Ortiz-Barney, E. and J. D. Ackerman.  1999.  The cost of selfing in Encyclia cochleata (Orchidaceae).  Plant Systematics and Evolution 219: 55-64.

65.  Meléndez-Ackerman, E. J., J. D. Ackerman and J. A. Rodríguez-Robles.  2000.  Reproduction in an orchid can be resource-limited over its lifetime.  Biotropica 32: 282-290.

66.  Ackerman, J. D. 2000.  Notes on the Caribbean orchid flora.  II.  Lindleyana 15: 89-95.

67.  Tremblay, R. L. and J. D. Ackerman.  2001.  Gene flow and effective population size in Lepanthes (Orchidaceae): a case for genetic drift.  Biological Journal of the Linnaean Society 72: 47-62.

68.  Aragón, S. and J. D. Ackerman.  2001.  Density effects on the reproductive success and herbivory of Malaxis massonii.  Lindleyana 16: 3-12.

69.  Ackerman, J. D., R. L. Tremblay and W. M. Whitten.  2001.  Notes on the Caribbean Flora.  III.  New species of Basiphyllaea and Lepanthes.  Lindleyana 16: 13-16.

70.  Ackerman, J. D. and G. Chiron.  2001.  Oncidium dodianum, une nouvelle espéce d’Oncidium de République Dominicaine: Oncidium dodianum, a new Oncidium from Dominican Republic.  Richardiana 1: 82-85.

71.  Meléndez-Ackerman, E. J. and J. D. Ackerman. 2001.  Density-dependent variation in reproductive success in a terrestrial orchid.  Plant Systematics and Evolution 227: 27-36.

72.  Trejo-Torres, J. C. and J. D. Ackerman.  2001.  Biogeographic affinities of Caribbean Orchidaceae based on parsimony analyses of shared species.  Journal of Biogeography 28: 775-794.

73.  Ackerman, J. D. and M. W. Chase.  2001.  Notes on the Caribbean orchid flora.  IV.  More combinations in Trichocentrum and Cyrtochilum.  Lindleyana 16: 225.

74.  Ackerman, J. D. 2002.  Plants in the greenhouse — Species salvation or the living dead?  Pages 112-116 in J. Clark, W. M. Elliott, G. Tingley and J. Biro (eds.), Proceedings of the 16th World Orchid Conference, April 1999.  Vancouver Orchid Society, Vancouver, British Columbia.

75.  Trejo-Torres, J. C. and J. D. Ackerman.  2002.  Composition patterns of Caribbean limestone forests: are parsimony and classification analyses congruent?  Biotropica 34: 502-515.

76.  Ackerman, J. D. and R. Morgan.  2002.  Piperia (Orchidaceae).  Pages 571-577 in Flora of North America Committee (ed.), Flora North America: Monocotyledons: Liliidae:Liliales and Orchidales. Oxford University Press, New York.

77.  Ackerman, J. D. 2002.  Basiphyllaea, Beloglottis, Bletia, Bulbophyllum, Campylocentrum, Cranichis, Cyclopogon, Dendrophylax, Eltroplectris, Harrisella, Mesadenus, Pelexia, Platythelys, Polystachya, Ponthieva, Prescottia, Tropidia, Vanilla, Zeuxine.  Pages 507-510, 517-527, 546-549, 595-596, 602-603, 617-622 in Flora of North America Committee (ed.), Flora North America: Monocotyledons: Liliidae: Liliales and Orchidales. Oxford University Press, New York.

78.  Ackerman, J. D. and M. W. Chase.  2002.  Trichocentrum.  Pages 649-650 in Flora of North America Committee (ed.), Flora North America: Monocotyledons: Liliidae: Liliales and Orchidales. Oxford University Press, New York.

79.  Chase, M. W. and J. D. Ackerman.  2002.  Tolumnia.  Page 651 in Flora of North America Committee (ed.), Flora of North America.  Oxford University Press, New York.

80.  Otero, J. T., J. D. Ackerman and P. Bayman.  2002. Diversity and host specificity of mycorrhizal fungi from tropical orchids.  American Journal of Botany 89: 1852-1858.

81.  Otero, J. T. and J. D. Ackerman.  2002.  Effect of style length on seed production of two Ficus sp. in Puerto Rico.  Caribbean Journal of Science 38: 249-251.

82.  Ackerman, J. D. 2003.  Fuertesiella, Prescottia.  Pages 37, 47-50. In A. M. Pridgeon, P. J. Cribb, M. W. Chase and F. N. Rasmussen, eds.  Genera Orchidacearum, Vol. 3.  Orchidoideae (Part 2) Vanilloideae.  Oxford University Press, Oxford.

83.  Fernández, D. S., R. L. Tremblay, J. D. Ackerman, E. Rodríguez and L. N. López.  2003.  Reproductive potential, growth rate and light environment in Lepanthes rupestris Stimson.  Lankesteriana 7: 73-76.

84.  Tremblay, R. L. and J. D. Ackerman.  2003.  The genetic structure of orchid populations and its evolutionary importance: understanding processes from patterns.  Lankesteriana 7: 87-92.

85.  Otero, J. T., P. Bayman and J. D. Ackerman.  2003.  Variación en germinación simbiótica entre semillas de Tolumnia variegata y entre hongos micorrízicos.  Lankesteriana 7: 145.

86.  Lasso, E. and J. D. Ackerman.  2003.  Flowering phenology of Werauhia sintenisii, a bromeliad from the dwarf montane forest in Puerto Rico: an indicator of climate changes?  Selbyana 24: 95-104.

87.  Aragón, S. and J. D. Ackerman.  2004.  Does flower color variation matter in deception pollinated Psychilis monensis (Orchidaceae)?  Oecologia 138: 405-413.

88.  Ackerman, J. D. 2004.  Notes on the Caribbean orchid flora.  V.  New species, combinations and records.  Lankesteriana 4: 47-56.

89.  Otero, J. T., J. D. Ackerman and P. Bayman.  2004.  Differences in mycorrhizal specificity between two tropical orchids.  Molecular Ecology 13: 2393-2404.

90.  Lasso, E. and J. D. Ackerman.  2004.  The flexible breeding system of Werauhia sintenisii, a cloud forest bromeliad from Puerto Rico.  Biotropica 36: 414-417.

91. Tremblay, R. L., J. D. Ackerman, J. K. Zimmerman and R. N. Calvo.  2005.  Variation in sexual reproduction in orchids and its evolutionary consequences: a spasmodic journey to diversification.  Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 84: 1-54.

92.  Meléndez-Ackerman, E. J., S. Aragón, M. Morales-Vargas, J. Sustache, F. S. Axelrod, C. Fuentes, J. D. Ackerman, M. Garcia and D. S. Fernández.  2005.  Monitoring efforts yield new plant records for Mona Island, a tropical dry forest wonderland.   Caribbean Journal of Science 41: 150-152.

93.  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.

94.  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.

95.  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.

96. 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.

97.  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.

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

99.  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.

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

101.  Tremblay, R. L. and J. D. Ackerman.  2007.  Evolution in small populations: evidence from the literature and experimental results.  Lankesteriana 7: 223-228.

102.  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.

103.  Tremblay, R. L. and J. D. Ackerman.  2007.  Floral color patterns in a tropical orchid: are they associated with reproductive success?  Plant Species Biology 22: 95-105.

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

105.  Otero, J. T., N. S. Flanagan, E. A. Herre, J. D. Ackerman and P. Bayman.  2007.  Widespread mycorrhizal specificity correlates to mycorrhizal function in the neotropical, epiphytic orchid, Ionopsis utricularioides.  American Journal of Botany 94: 1944-1950.

106.  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.

107.  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.

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

109. 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.

110.  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.

111.  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.

112.  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.

113. 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.

114. 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.

115.  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.

116.  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.

117.  Ackerman, J. D., M. Morales and R. L. Tremblay.  2011.  Darwin’s orchids: their variation, plasticity and natural selection.  In A. Pridgeon and H. G. Navarrete Zambrano (eds.), Proceedings of the Third Scientific Conference on Andean Orchids.  Lankesteriana 11: 179-184.

118.  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.  http://hdl.handle.net/10088/17551

119.  Aguiar, M. R. B. V., L. M. Pansarin, J. D. Ackerman, and E. R. Pansarin.  2012.  Biotic vs. abiotic pollination in Oeceoclades maculata (Lindl.) Lindl. (Orchidaceae).  Plant Species Biology 27: 86-95. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-1984.2011.00330.x.

120.  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.

121.  Ackerman, J. D. and D. W. Roubik.  2012.  Can extinction risk help explain plant-pollinator specificity among euglossine bee pollinated plants?  Oikos 121: 1821-1827. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0706.2011.20193.x.

122.  CaraDonna, P. J. and J. D. Ackerman.  2012.  Reproductive assurance for a rewardless epiphytic orchid in Puerto Rico, Pleurothallis ruscifolia.  Caribbean Journal of Science 46: 249-257.

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

124.  Falcón, W., J. D. Ackerman and C. Daehler.  2012.  March of the Green Iguana: non-native distribution and predicted geographic range of Iguana iguana in the Greater Caribbean Region.  IRCF Reptiles and Amphibians 19: 150-160.

125.  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.

126.  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

127.  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.

128.  Falcón, W., J. D. Ackerman, W. Recart and C. Daehler.  2013.  Biology and impacts of Pacific island invasive species. 10. Iguana iguana, the green iguana (Squamata: Iguanidae).  Pacific Science 67: 157-186.

129.  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.

130.  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.

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

132.  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.

133.  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.

134. Whitman, M. and J. D. Ackerman.  2015. Habitat suitability for terrestrial orchids in a tropical forest: best sites for survival differ from those for reproduction.  Ecology 96: 693-704. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/14-0104.1

135. Tremblay, R. L., J. Raventos, and J. D. Ackerman.  2015.  Improving the power of population projections: a unified approach to asymptotic and transient population dynamics.  Annals of Botany doi:10.1093/aob/mcv031.