Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Chacachacare Island, Trinidad and Tobago

C. Dennis Adams, Yasmin S. Baksh-Comeau


Chacachacare Island is the most westerly of the islands off the north-west peninsula of the island of Trinidad. Most of the species listed are native; of these Coccoloba nigrescens, Combretum trinitense, Lantana lockharti are endemic to Trinidad. Three species, Maytenus sp., Schaefferia frutescens and Bourreria cumanensis, are new records for the island but unknown on the main islands of Trinidad and /or Tobago. This checklist records 244 species in 73 families.


Chacachacare Island; native; endemic; new records; families; species

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