Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Alternanthera geniculata

Classification

Alternanthera [genus] (8)
geniculata [species]

Classification

Alternanthera [genus] (8)
geniculata [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Native to Haiti, Dominican Republic and Leeward Island.
    Notes on presence status Collected with neither date or locality, Sint Eustatius. Identified as Alternanthera crucis by Bolding, 1909, according to Axelrod.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Howard, R.A. 1988. Dicotyledoneae - Part 1. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 4: 673. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]