Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Mule Grass Aristida adscensionis

Classification

Poaceae [family]
Aristida [genus] (5)
adscensionis [species]

Classification

Poaceae [family]
Aristida [genus] (5)
adscensionis [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Distribution description Native to Southern America, Asia-Temperate, Asia-Tropical, Africa, Northern America and Europe.
    Notes on presence status Misidentified by Boldingh as Aristida americana L.

    Publications

    • Amshoff, G.J.H. 1942. The grasses of the Dutch West Indian Islands No. 25: 3-64. Koloniaal instituut Amsterdam.
    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Boldingh, I. 1909. The flora of the Dutch West Indian Islands St. Eustatius, Saba and St. Martin. 321 pp. E.j. Brill., Leiden.
    • Boldingh, I. 1913. Flora voor de Nederlansch West-Indische eilanden. 450. J.H. de Bussy, Amsterdam - Derde Uitgave van het Van Eedenfonds.
    • Boom, B.M. 2008. Flowering Plants. Plants & Lichens of St. Eustatius The New York Botanical Garden. [link]
    • Debrot, A.O., Freitas, J.A. de 1999. Avifaunal and botanical survey of the Jan Thiel Lagoon Conservation Area, Curaçao. 28. Carmabi Foundation.
    • Freitas, J.A. de, Nijhof, B.S.J., Rojer, A.C., Debrot, A.O. 2005. Landscape ecological vegetation map of the island of bonaire (southern caribbean). 64. Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity Foundation, Curaçao Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Netherlands.
    • Lindeman, J.C., Stoffers, A.L. 1963. Gramineae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 1: 121-203.
    • 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 Saba. 87 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of Sint Eustatius. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]