Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

Pedro Acevedo

Research Botanist and Curator of Botany (Sapindaceae and Caribbean plants)
Department / Division
Education
  • B.A., University of Puerto Rico
  • Ph.D., City University of New York
Research Interests

Systematics and floristics of Sapindaceae, floristics of the West Indies, especially of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, diversity and evolution of Neotropical lianas and climbing plants.

Publications
Journal Article

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Dataset
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, Wurdack, Kenneth J., Ferrucci, M. S., Johnson, Gabriel, Dias, Pedro, Coelho, Rubens G., Somner, Genise V., Steinmann, Victor W., Zimmer, Elizabeth Anne, and Strong, Mark T. 2017. [Dataset] Generic Relationships and Classification of Tribe Paullinieae (Sapindaceae) with a New Concept of Supertribe Paulliniodae. Distributed by Dryad. https://doi.org/10.5061/dryad.p2g6p.
Book Chapter
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2015. "Stahl y la botanica en Puerto Rico." In Agustin Stahl’s Estudios para la flora de Puerto Rico, Illustrated facsimile of the first edition. 3 volums. Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, editor. 17–49. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2015. "Stahl and the botany of Puerto Rico." In Agustin Stahl’s Estudios para la flora de Puerto Rico, Illustrated facsimile of the first edition. 3 volums. Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, editor. 50–66. W: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2014. "Sapindaceae." In Flora de la Republica de Cuba. Greuter, V. and Rankin, R., editors. 1–132. Königstein, Germany: Koeltz Scientific Books. In Plantas Vasculares, A.
  • Ferrucci, M. S. and Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2014. "Sapindacea." In Catalogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia. Jørgensen, Peter Møller, Nee, M. H., and Beck, S. G., editors. 1181–1192. St. Louis: Missouri Botanical Garden Press.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, Van Welzen, P. C., Adema, F., and Ham,R. W. J. M. van der. 2011. "Sapindaceae." In Flowering Plants.Eudicots: Sapindales, Cucurbitales, Myrtaceae. Kubitzki, Klaus, editor. 357–407. Springer. 10 in The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-14397-7_17.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Beck, H. T. 2007. "Sapindaceae." In Checklist of the Plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Funk, Vicki Ann, Hollowell, Thomas H., Berry, P. E., Kelloff, Carol L., and Alexander, Sara N., editors. 511–515. Washington, DC: Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History. In Contributions from the United States National Herbarium, v.55.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2005. "Sapindaceae." In Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Vol 9. Rutaceae-Zygophyllaceae. Steyermark, Julian A., Berry, P. E., Yatskievych, K., and Holst, B. K., editors. 46–66.
Book
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2015. Agustin Stahl’s Estudios para la flora de Puerto Rico, Illustrated facsimile of the first edition. 3 volums, Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro, editor. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Strong, Mark T., editors. 2012. Catalogue of Seed Plants of the West Indies. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution. In Smithsonian Contributions to Botany, 98. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.0081024X.98.1.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2005. Vines and climbing plants of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Washington, DC: Department of Botany, National Museum of Natural History.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 2003. Bejucos y plantas trepadoras de Puerto Rico e Islas Virgenes. Smithsonian Institution, Department of Botany.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro. 1996. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. New York Botanical Garden.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, Pedro and Woodbury, R. O. 1985. Los Bejucos de Puerto Rico, Vol. 1 (The Vines of Puerto Rico, a field guide). U.S.D.A., Forest Service Station, Southern Forest Experimental Station.