Orchids of Panama (MSB 4)
The Orchidaceae, Flora of Panama, was published in four parts in the Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden between 1946 and 1949. The present edition includes a facsimile reprinting of the original treatment plus a checklist to the orchids of Panama by Dr. Robert L. Dressler. This checklist includes additions to the orchid flora since the original publication and provides modern names where there have been changes. The introduction to the checklist gives a brief overview of the orchid flora.
Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam
The newest orchid title from the Press is Updated Checklist of the Orchids of Vietnam, by Leonid Averyanov and Anna Averyanova. This book is 101 pages long and covers 897 species in 152 genera now known for Vietnam, representing approximately 75-80% of the orchids probably occurring in that country. Written in English and Vietnamese with maps, tables, and line drawings throughout, this book is sure to provide further impetus for exploration of this floristically rich nation.