Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Lizard Grass Sporobolus junceus

Classification

Poaceae [family]
Sporobolus [genus] (4)
junceus [species]

Classification

Poaceae [family]
Sporobolus [genus] (4)
junceus [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
  • Natural distribution N. America
    Distribution description Native to northern America.
    Notes on presence status Identified by Boldingh as Sporobolus indicus (L.) R.Br. Introduced.

    Publications

    • Amshoff, G.J.H. 1942. The grasses of the Dutch West Indian Islands No. 25: 3-64. Koloniaal instituut Amsterdam.
    • Boldingh, I. 1909. The flora of the Dutch West Indian Islands St. Eustatius, Saba and St. Martin. 321 pp. E.j. Brill., Leiden.
    • Lindeman, J.C., Stoffers, A.L. 1963. Gramineae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 1: 121-203.
    • Rojer, A. 1997. Biological Inventory of Saba. 87 pp. 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]