Long Awaited Paper Comparing the Florida Ghost Orchid and the Cuban Ghost Orchid
The long awaited paper comparing the Florida Ghost Orchid and the Cuban Ghost Orchid has arrived. The article is found in the Oxford Academic – Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. Article (Acknowledgements) We express sincere gratitude to Kevin Godsea and Ben Nottingham (FPNWR) for their assistance in southern Florida and Dr José Bocourt (Soroa Orchid Garden) and José L. Camejo (Parque National Guanahacabibes) for their assistance in Cuba. We also thank Andy Stice and Rachel Helmich (Illinois College), Jessica Sutt and Ashley O’Connor (FPNWR) for field assistance and logistical support and D. Lee Taylor (University of New Mexico) for useful information. The funding of EBM, JMM and SMS in south Florida was generously provided by the Naples (FL) Orchid Society, with special thanks to Kit Kitchen-Maran and Connie and Lake Sims. Travel funds for JMM and SMS in Cuba were provided by the Tillery Faculty-Student Research Collaboration Fund. We also thank the Prairie State Orchid Society and the Illinois Orchid Society for additional funding. The long-standing support and expertise provided by our collaborator, Dr Mike Kane (University of Florida), is also appreciated. The constructive comments provided by two anonymous reviewers were especially helpful.
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