Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Scorpion Ticktrefoil Desmodium scorpiurus

Classification

Faboideae [subfamily]
Desmodium [genus] (9)
scorpiurus [species]

Classification

Faboideae [subfamily]
Desmodium [genus] (9)
scorpiurus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Distribution description Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Mexico, Central America, northern South America to Bolivia.

    Publications

    • 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.
    • Howard, R.A. 1988. Dicotyledoneae - Part 1. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 4: 673. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • 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.
    • Stoffers, A.L. 1979. Fabaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 61-123.