In Orchid Flora of the Greater Antilles, world-renowned orchidologist James D. Ackerman and his collaborators provide clear, detailed accounts of each orchid species found in the Greater Antilles. This region, one of the world's biodiversity hotspots, encompasses the oldest, largest, and most complex islands of the West Indies, where 70% of its 594 species of orchids are found nowhere else on Earth. The taxonomic treatment reflects many of the recent changes in generic circumscriptions brought about by molecular systematics. English and Spanish versions are given for generic and species keys and the glossary of orchid-related technical terms. High quality scientific illustrations (species treatments) are included.