Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Hellenia speciosa

Classification

Costaceae [family]
Hellenia [genus] (1)
speciosa [species]

Classification

Costaceae [family]
Hellenia [genus] (1)
speciosa [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Saba
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Saba
  • Introduced (2) - Sint Eustatius
  • Distribution description Native to Asia-temperate, Asia-tropical and Queensland.
    Notes on presence status Cultivated.

    Publications

    • Boldingh, I. 1913. Flora voor de Nederlandsch West-Indische eilanden. 450. J.H. de Bussy, Amsterdam - Derde Uitgave van het Van Eedenfonds.
    • Howard, R.A. 1979. Monocotyledoneae. In: Flora of the Lesser Antilles, Leeward and Windward Islands. 3: 586. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts.
    • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]