Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Common Prickly Pear Opuntia caracassana

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Cactaceae [family]
Opuntia [genus] (11)
caracassana [species]

Classification

Cactaceae [family]
Opuntia [genus] (11)
caracassana [species]

Literature

  • 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.
  • Amelunxen, C.P. 1931. De cactusflora van Curaçao. 24. J.W.F. Sluijter.
  • CITES 2015. Checklist of CITES Species. UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. [link]
  • Debrot, A.O. 2006. Preliminary checklist of extant and fossil endemic taxa of the ABC-Islands, Leeward Antilles. 29pp.
  • Debrot, A.O., Freitas, J.A. de 1999. Avifaunal and botanical survey of the Jan Thiel Lagoon Conservation Area, Curaçao. 28. Carmabi Foundation.
  • Freitas, J.A. de, Nijhof, B.S.J., Rojer, A.C., Debrot, A.O. 2005. Landscape ecological vegetation map of the island of bonaire (southern caribbean). 64. Caribbean Research and Management of Biodiversity Foundation, Curaçao Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Netherlands.
  • Howard, R.A. 1989. Dicotyledoneae - Part 2. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 5: 604. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
  • MacRae, D.M. & De Meyer, K. 2020. Dutch Caribbean conservation species list. Using management effectiveness to strengthen species conservation in the Caribbean.
  • Stoffers, A.L. 1984. Cactaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 143-158.
  • The Plant List 2013. The Plant List version 1.1. [link]

Literature references linked to higher taxa