Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Streamside Swordfern Nephrolepis rivularis

Classification

Nephrolepis [genus] (7)
rivularis [species]

Classification

Nephrolepis [genus] (7)
rivularis [species]

Presence

Recorded on Sint Eustatius
Presence status Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
Distribution description West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago, southern Mexico, Central America, northern South America to Bolivia.
Notes on presence status Terrestrial collected on the crest of the Quill on 14 Apr 1885 and on 18 May 1885 on ‘De Kant’ (possibly the inner slope of the Quill) and on the Quill; on 26 Jun 1906 on Gilboa Hill. Reported by Boldingh, 1909 as Nephrolepis exaltata (Axelrod).

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.
  • Kramer, K.U. 1962. Pteridophyta. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 1: 1-84.
  • 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.