Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Nymphaea ampla

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Nymphaea [genus] (1)
ampla [species]

Classification

Nymphaea [genus] (1)
ampla [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • No longer present (0) - Bonaire
  • Natural distribution S. America
    Distribution description Native to southern America and Mexico Southwest.
    Notes on presence status Collected under cultivated in St. Eustatius according to Axelrod. Probably no longer present on Bonaire.

    Publications

    • Axelrod, F.S. 2015. A Systematic Vademecum to the Vascular Plants of Sint Eustatius. 179 pp.
    • 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 Sint Eustatius. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Stoffers, A.L. 1966. Nymphaeaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 2: 18-19.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]