Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Spermacoce prostrata

Classification

Rubiaceae [family]
Spermacoce [genus] (7)
prostrata [species]

Classification

Rubiaceae [family]
Spermacoce [genus] (7)
prostrata [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Presence status
  • Introduced (2) - Aruba
  • Introduced (2) - Bonaire
  • Introduced (2) - Curaçao
  • Natural distribution
  • N. America
  • S. America
  • Distribution description Native to Southern America and Northern America.
    Notes on presence status According to the World Checklist of selected plant families this species is introduced in the Leeward Antilles.

    Publications

    • 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]