Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Epidendrum secundum

Classification

Orchidaceae [family]
Epidendrum [genus] (11)
secundum [species]

Classification

Orchidaceae [family]
Epidendrum [genus] (11)
secundum [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Native to southern America.
    Notes on presence status According to Axelrod this is a misidentification of Epidendrum anceps Jacq., while Boeken suggests that records of Epidendrum secundum belogn to Epidendrum radicans.

    Publications

    • Chipka, S.A., Izquierdo, J.A. 2005. A new catalogue of Orchidaceae for Saba, N.A. Selbyana 26: 14-22.
    • Garay, L.A., Sweet, H.R. 1974. Orchidaceae. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 1: 235. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological Inventory of Saba. 87 pp. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological inventory of Sint Eustatius. CARMABI Foundation, Curaçao.
    • 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]