Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Hammock Fern Blechnum occidentale

Classification

Blechnaceae [family]
Blechnum [genus] (2)
occidentale [species]

Classification

Blechnaceae [family]
Blechnum [genus] (2)
occidentale [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Antilles, Trinidad, southeastern United States (Florida), Mexico, Central America, South America.
    Notes on presence status Collected on 14 Apr 1885 on the crest of the Quill, on 16 Apr 1885 on the Quill, on 7 May 1885 in Bengalen and in Apr-May 1885 on the slope and top of the Quill. On 6 Jun 1906 on the slope of the Quill (350 m) and in late May-Jun 1906 on the inner slope of the Quill.

    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.
    • Boldingh, I. 1913. Flora voor de Nederlandsch West-Indische eilanden. 450. J.H. de Bussy, Amsterdam - Derde Uitgave van het Van Eedenfonds.
    • Kramer, K.U. 1962. Pteridophyta. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 1: 1-84.
    • Moran, R. 2007. Ferns. Plants and Lichens of Saba Virtual Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden. [link]
    • Proctor, G.R. 1977. Pteridophyta. Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 2: 414. 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.