Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Agave Agave sisalana

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Agave [genus] (9)
sisalana [species]

Classification

Agave [genus] (9)
sisalana [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
  • Natural distribution N. America
    Distribution description Native to Mexico.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Boldingh, I. 1913. Flora voor de Nederlandsch West-Indische eilanden. 450. J.H. de Bussy, Amsterdam - Derde Uitgave van het Van Eedenfonds.
    • Burg, W.J. van der, Freitas, J. de, Debrot, A.O. & Lotz, L.A.P. 2012. Naturalised and invasive alien plant species in the Caribbean Netherlands: status, distribution, threats, priorities and recommendations. 1-82. Plant Research International, Wageningen UR.
    • Proosdij, A.S.J. van 2012. Arnoldo's Zakflora: Wat in het wild groeit en bloeit op Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao. 318 pp.. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of St. Maarten. 102 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.