Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Beach Naupaca Scaevola taccada

Classification

Scaevola [genus] (2)
taccada [species]

Classification

Scaevola [genus] (2)
taccada [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Distribution description Native to the Paleotropics and -subtropics.
    Notes on presence status According to the Plant List, this is a valid species. According to the Plants of the World Online (POWO), this is a synonym of Scaevola plumierii (L.) Vahl.

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