An illustrated guide to common plants of San Salvador Island, Bahamas

by Lee B. Kass

Publisher: Gerace Research Center in San Salvador, Bahamas

Written in English
Published: Pages: 148 Downloads: 654
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  • Botany -- Bahamas -- San Salvador Island.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 144-146) and index.

Other titlesCommon plants of San Salvador Island, Bahamas
Statementby Lee B. Kass ; Anthony J. Kowalski (illustrator), Robert E. Hunt (production editor) ; additional illustrations by Bente S. King ; photographs by Robert E. Hunt ... [et al.].
ContributionsKowalski, Anthony J., Hunt, Robert E., King, Bente Starcke, 1925-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQK226 .K37 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22799891M
ISBN 100935909753
ISBN 109780935909753
LC Control Number2008469921

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Main Menu. THE ISLANDS. About the Out Islands An Out Islands vacation is the real Bahamas experience, full of natural wonders, wildlife, seemingly endless beaches, and a variety of uniquely Bahamian resorts and boutique hotels. Learn More. San Salvador Island. San Salvador Island, also known as Watlings Island, is an island and district of the Bahamas. It is widely believed that during his first expedition to the New World, San Salvador Island was the first land sighted and visited by Christopher Columbus on 12 October , a land he named in honour of Jesus the Saviour (with 'San Salvador' being Spanish for Holy Saviour). Cays and Settlements in San Salvador, Bahamas - San Salvador, one of the most populated settlements of the archipelago of the Bahamas, home to the seat of local government, and the nations largest employer - Club Med C. White mangrove was first described as morphologically androdioecious on San Salvador Island in the Bahamas (Rathcke et al., ); subsequent preliminary pollination tests indicated that it was also functionally androdioecious, and that plants could self‐pollinate and self‐fertilize (Rathcke et al., b).Cited by:

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Bahamian Field Station.]. An Illustrated Guide to Common Plants of San Salvador Island, Bahamas, 3 rd edition. Kass, L.B. Gerace Research Centre, San Salvador, Bahamas. (Issued Sept. reprint with corrections of original work published ©/issued ). George Richardson (Dick) Proctor has long been a leader in the field of Caribbean plant taxonomy; he has studied the flora of more than 50 Caribbean islands and collected o specimens from the West Indies and Central and South America (JSTOR, ).

In addition to the Cayman flora /5(2). (*) and An Illustrated Guide to the Common Plants of san Salvador Island, Bahamas by Kass (). Currently there is a proposal for a new modem electronic flora, Systematics, taxonomy, and the new flora of the Bahamian Archipelago, that would incorporate the many changes that have occurred during the last 30 years (Vincent & Hickey, submitted*).

An illustrated guide to the common plants of San Salvador Island, Bahamas. in R. Smith (ed.), Proceedings of the Third Symposium on the Botany of the Bahamas. Bahamian Field Station, Ltd.: San Salvador, Bahamas.

Field Guide to Common Marine Algae of San Salvador Island, Bahamas Joseph P. Richardson, Ginger Mitchell Bahamian Field Station, - Marine algae - 89 pages. ( *) and An Illustrated Guide to the Common Plants of san Salvador Island, Bahamas by Kass (). Currently there An illustrated guide to common plants of San Salvador Island a proposal for a new modern electronic flora, Systematics,Author: William Hardy Eshbaugh.

Alice Northrop's type specimens for the Bahama flora and An Illustrated Guide to the Common Plants of san Salvador Island, Bahamas it should be included in the next edition of the Red Data.

This is an introductory paper for a Special Issue of Botanical Review devoted to plant biodiversity in the Bahamian archipelago. The papers published in this issue represent some of the contributions presented at a symposium that took place in Nassau in October 30 to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of the publication of the “Flora of the Bahama Archipelago” by Author: Javier Francisco-Ortega, Brett Jestrow, Ethan Freid.

Originally called Guanahani by the Lucayan Indians, the island was renamed San Salvador by Christopher Columbus, which means Holy Saviour. It’s actually the exposed peak of a submerged mountain that ri feet from the ocean’s floor.

It has one of the most unique-looking landscapes in The Bahamas. San Salvador Island (known as Watling's Island from the s until ) is an island and district of the is widely believed that during Christopher Columbus' first expedition to the New World, San Salvador Island was the first land he sighted and visited on 12 October ; he named it San Salvador after Christ the Saviour.

Columbus' records indicate that the native Lucayan Country: Bahamas. At BH I completed the first edition of Field Guide to the Common Plants of San Salvador Island (), subsequently revised & updated (, ).

While a Fulbright Scholar & Visiting Professor at the College of the Bahamas (), she facilitated the establishment of the Bahamas National Herbarium (BNH), of which she is currently an associate staff member. The island of San Salvador has only one airport, San Salvador International Airport (code ZSA).

It offers regular daily flights from Nassau by the national carrier, Bahamasair; a weekly direct flight every Thursday from Paris Orly with Air Caraïbes; and a direct flight from Montreal, Canada, every Tuesday. Plants, Research, Conservation, and Education in the Bahama Archipelago.

The Emerging Picture Javier Francisco-Ortega1,2,4 & Brett Jestrow2 & Ethan Freid3 An illustrated guide to common plants of San Salvador Island, Bahamas. Bahamian Field Station, San Salvador, The Bahamas. The Flora of the Bahama Archipelago was published in by Donovan and Helen Correll and included illustrations by Priscilla Fawcett as well as others.

This treatment included 1, species incorporated in genera and families. The Flora replaced the dated The Bahama Flora published by Britton and Milspaugh. A flora is an ever changing entity and although it is only 30 Cited by: 3.

Distribution of androdioecious and hermaphroditic populations of the mangrove Laguncularia racemosa (Combretaceae) in Florida and the Bahamas.

Abstract: The breeding system of Laguncularia racemosa is variable among populations; some populations are androdioecious while other populations lack male by: 8. San Salvador Island, Bahamas. Island info for San Salvador Island, Bahama Out-Island. Originally named "Guanahani" by the Lucayan Indians, San Salvador Island is very unique in it's own right.

The capital of this island is Cockburn Town, located on the west end of the island, the total combined population of this island is less than people. (*) and An Illustrated Guide to the Common Plants of san Salvador Island, Bahamas by Kass ().

The Flora of the Bahamas, Donovan Correll, and the Miami University Connection Graves & Cole () examined invertebrate communities of San Salvador Island and documented Chironomidae larvae, identified only to family, in one coastal freshwater pool.

Research Center of San Salvador (College of The Bahamas) have been pivotal in An illustrated guide to common plants of San Salvador Island, Bahamas. Bahamian Field Station, San Salvador, The Bahamas The vascular flora of Andros Island. Bahamas.

Kendall Hunt Publ. Co., Dubuque. £) Springer. Title: Plants, Research, Conservation, and. B Reproductive Biology of Mangroves and Associates on San Salvador Island, Bahamas and other Bahamian Islands, Lee Kass, Robert Hunt, and Susan Danforth The purpose of our research is to characterize the reproductive biology and plant-animal interactions.

In Donovan and Helen Correll published the Flora of the Bahama Archipelago (Cornell & Correll ). Several local floras have been published in recent years including the Vascular Flora of Andros Island, Bahmas by Nickrent et al.

(*) and An Illustrated Guide to the Common Plants of san Salvador Island, Bahamas by Kass (). Common marine algae of San Salvador Island, Bahamas: Responsibility: by Joseph P. Richardson and Ginger Mitchell ; illustrated by Ginger Mitchell.

The second edition of her Illustrated Guide to Common Plants of San Salvador Island, Bahamas has recently been published by the Gerace Research Center, San Salvador Island, Bahamas. 1 Full citations listed only for feature articles published in the Plant Science Bulletin; announcements found therein are cited within parentheses.

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Best Bahamas all inclusive resorts YOUR Top 10 All inclusive Bahamas - Duration: Best Hotelviews. One of the most southeastern islands of The Bahamas, San Salvador is actually the exposed peak of a submerged mountain that ri feet from the ocean floor.

Only 12 miles long and 5 miles wide with a population of 1, San Salvadorians, the island has miles of pristine and secluded beaches and emerald blue sea. San Salvador mostly. The 6th Symposium on the Geology of the Bahamas, June, Field Trip Guidebook. 56 pp. Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on the Geology of the Bahamas, Junepp.

Lawson, B.M. Shelling San Sal, an Illustrated Guide to Common Shells of San Salvador Island, Bahamas. San Salvador, : K.

Columbus San Salvador Bahamas is particularly full of these historical attractions, and you can find them dotted throughout the island. If you are on a Bahamas tour of Columbus San Salvador Bahamas, then you can look out for the Chicago Herald Monument, which was erected in to commemorate Columbus’ landfall.

SAN SALVADOR ISLAND (Bahamas) San Salvador is known as the island upon which Columbus made his first footstep in the new world. This island sits on top of the east edge of the Bahama bank and is located miles east-southeast of Nassau. This island has become quite attractive to divers.

An updated and expanded third edition of my field guide to the Common Plants of San Salvador Island, Bahamas has been published (Kass ). A co-authored guide to the trees of San Salvador is in preparation. As a member of the Bahamas National Trust, Science Advisory Committee, I am a resource person for investigators on the Bahama Flora.

BFS # B L.B. Kass, John Winter, Illustrated guide to the Trees of San Salvador Island Tom and Karen Snyder Bahamas Tom and Karen Snyder (October present) BFS # B L.B. Kass, R. Hunt, S. Danforth Reproductive biology of Mangroves and Associates (present) on San Salvador Island, Bahamas and other Bahamian Islands.

The 6th Symposium on the Geology of the Bahamas, June, Field Trip Guidebook. 56 pp. Proceedings of the 6th Symposium on the Geology of the Bahamas, Junepp. Lawson, B.M. Shelling San Sal, an Illustrated Guide to Common Shells of San Salvador Island, Bahamas.

San Salvador, : 23K."Field Guide to the Vegetation of San Salvador Island, The Bahamas (2nd Edition)" By, Robert R. Smith () "A Teacher's Guide to the Depositional Environments on San Salvador Island, Bahamas" By, Gene Hinman () "Field Guide to Common Marine Algae of San Salvador Island, Bahamas" By, Joseph P.

Richardson and Ginger Mitchell ().