Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Abelmoschus moschatus

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Abelmoschus [genus] (2)
moschatus [species]

Classification

Malvaceae [family]
Abelmoschus [genus] (2)
moschatus [species]

Presence

Recorded on Saba
Presence status Introduced (2) - Saba
Natural distribution Asia
Distribution description Native to southeast Asia and Malesia.
Notes on presence status Cultivated.

Publications

  • 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.
  • Mori, S.A., Gracie, C.A. 2007. Flowering Plants. Plants and Lichens of Saba Virtual Herbarium of The New York Botanical Garden. [link]
  • Slogteren, J.H. van 1984. Malvaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 3: 199-230.