Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Matelea rubra

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Apocynaceae [family]
Matelea [genus] (2)
rubra [species]

Classification

Apocynaceae [family]
Matelea [genus] (2)
rubra [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Native to southern America.

    Publications

    • Aa, F. van der, Stoffers, A.L. 1982. Asclepiadaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 2: 315-326.
    • 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 St. Maarten. 102 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]