Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Hibiscus phoeniceus

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Hibiscus [genus] (4)
phoeniceus [species]

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Hibiscus [genus] (4)
phoeniceus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • 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.
    • Debrot, A.O., Freitas, J.A. de 1999. Avifaunal and botanical survey of the Jan Thiel Lagoon Conservation Area, Curaçao. 28. Carmabi Foundation.
    • 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 Sint Eustatius. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Slogteren, J.H. van 1984. Malvaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 199-230.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]