Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Ruppia maritima

Classification

Ruppiaceae [family]
Ruppia [genus] (1)
maritima [species]

Classification

Ruppiaceae [family]
Ruppia [genus] (1)
maritima [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Distribution description Native to Pacific, Southern America, Asia-Tropical, Asia-Temperate, Africa, Northern America, Australasia and Europe.

    Publications

    • Boldingh, I. 1913. Flora voor de Nederlansch West-Indische eilanden. 450. J.H. de Bussy, Amsterdam - Derde Uitgave van het Van Eedenfonds.
    • Debrot, A.O., Freitas, J.A. de 1999. Avifaunal and botanical survey of the Jan Thiel Lagoon Conservation Area, Curaçao. 28. Carmabi Foundation.
    • Hoek, C. van den, Colijn, F., Cortel-Breeman, A.M., Wanders, J.B.W. 1972. Algal vegetation-types along the shores of inner bays and lagoons of Curaçao, and of the Lagoon Lac (Bonaire), Netherlands Antilles. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van wetenschappen, afd. Natuurkunde 61(2): 1-72.
    • Proosdij, A.S.J. van 2012. Arnoldo's Zakflora: Wat in het wild groeit en bloeit op Aruba, Bonaire en Curaçao. 318 pp.. Walburg Pers, Zutphen.
    • Vroman, M. & H. Stegenga 1988. An annotated checklist of the marine algae of the Caribbean islands Aruba and Bonaire. Nova Hedwigia 46: 433-480.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]