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The New York Botanical Garden

Orchid Flora of Greater Antilles Published by The New York Botanical Garden Press

Caption: Covering Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, and Hispaniola, this new 640-page flora provides clear, detailed accounts of the 594 currently known orchid species in the Greater Antilles. The scientific treatments include botanical descriptions, vernacular names, and notes on distribution, ecology, and conservation status. The book is profusely illustrated with high-quality scientific drawings. Pictured on the cover is Lepanthes ovalis, a Jamaican species.

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