Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Tradescantia spathacea

Classification

Tradescantia [genus] (3)
spathacea [species]

Classification

Tradescantia [genus] (3)
spathacea [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Distribution description Native to Guatemala, Belize, Mexico Gulf, Mexico southeast and Mexico southwest.
    Notes on presence status Introduced/cultivated.

    Publications

    • Boldingh, I. 1913. Flora voor de Nederlandsch West-Indische eilanden. 450. J.H. de Bussy, Amsterdam - Derde Uitgave van het Van Eedenfonds.
    • Howard, R.A. 1979. Monocotyledoneae. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 3: 586. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • Mori, S.A., Gracie, C.A. 2007. Flowering Plants. Plants and Lichens of Saba Virtual Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden. [link]
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological Inventory of Saba. 87 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]