Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Jamaica Plum Spondias purpurea

Classification

Spondias [genus] (2)
purpurea [species]

Classification

Spondias [genus] (2)
purpurea [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Natural distribution
  • N. America
  • S. America
  • Distribution description Native to southern America and northern America.
    Notes on presence status Cultivated and probably escaped.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Howard, R.A. 1989. Dicotyledoneae - Part 2. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 5: 604. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological Inventory of Saba. 87 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of Sint Eustatius. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Stoffers, A.L. 1984. Anacardiaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 348-355.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]