Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Tobacco Nicotiana tabacum

Classification

Solanaceae [family]
Nicotiana [genus] (1)
tabacum [species]

Classification

Solanaceae [family]
Nicotiana [genus] (1)
tabacum [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Natural distribution S. America
    Distribution description Native to Bolivia.
    Notes on presence status Historically tobacco was extensively cultivated on the island.

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