Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Rat's Tail Orchid Brassavola cucullata

Classification

Orchidaceae [family]
Brassavola [genus] (2)
cucullata [species]

Classification

Orchidaceae [family]
Brassavola [genus] (2)
cucullata [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Native to southern America and northern America.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Boeken, M. 2014. Saba en zijn orchideeën. Orchideeën 75(5): 100-117.
    • Boldingh, I. 1909. The flora of the Dutch West Indian Islands St. Eustatius, Saba and St. Martin. 321 pp. E.j. Brill., Leiden.
    • Boom, B.M. 2008. Flowering Plants. Plants & Lichens of St. Eustatius The New York Botanical Garden. [link]
    • Feldmann, P. 2012. Révision et mise à jour taxonomique de la liste et de la distribution des orchidées des Petites Antilles. L'Orchidophile 193: 109-127.
    • Garay, L.A., Sweet, H.R. 1974. Orchidaceae. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 1: 235. 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.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of St. Maarten. 102 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]