Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Buffel Grass Cenchrus ciliaris

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Poaceae [family]
Cenchrus [genus] (4)
ciliaris [species]

Classification

Poaceae [family]
Cenchrus [genus] (4)
ciliaris [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Natural distribution
  • Asia
  • Africa
  • Distribution description Native to Africa, Middle-East, India, and Indonesia.

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