Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Elephantsgrass Pennisetum purpureum

Classification

Poaceae [family]
Pennisetum [genus] (3)
purpureum [species]

Classification

Poaceae [family]
Pennisetum [genus] (3)
purpureum [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Maarten
  • Natural distribution
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Distribution description Native to Asia-temperate and Africa.
    Notes on presence status Cultivated.

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