Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Copernicia tectorum

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Arecaceae [family]
Copernicia [genus] (1)
tectorum [species]

Classification

Arecaceae [family]
Copernicia [genus] (1)
tectorum [species]

Presence

Recorded on Curaçao
Presence status Introduced (2) - Curaçao
Natural distribution S. America
Distribution description Native to Colombia and Venezuela.

Publications

  • Boldingh, I. 1913. Flora voor de Nederlansch West-Indische eilanden. 450. J.H. de Bussy, Amsterdam - Derde Uitgave van het Van Eedenfonds.
  • 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.
  • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]