Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Tiger Tongue Sesbania grandiflora

Classification

Faboideae [subfamily]
Sesbania [genus] (3)
grandiflora [species]

Classification

Faboideae [subfamily]
Sesbania [genus] (3)
grandiflora [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Distribution description Native to Asia-tropical.
    Notes on presence status Cultivated.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • Stoffers, A.L. 1979. Fabaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 61-123.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]