Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Copper Ladies' Tresses Mesadenus lucayanus

Classification

Orchidaceae [family]
Mesadenus [genus] (1)
lucayanus [species]

Classification

Orchidaceae [family]
Mesadenus [genus] (1)
lucayanus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • 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.
    • 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.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]