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, Volume 51, Issue 4, pp 389–394 | Cite as

Navassa Island and its flora. 2. Checklist of the vascular plants

  • Thomas A. Zanoni
  • William R. Buck
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Abstract

A revised checklist of the vascular plants of Navassa Island, a U.S. possession in the Caribbean, is presented. This is the first update since the original list was published by Ekman in 1929. A recent expedition to the island resulted in the addition of 35 taxa. Eight pteridophytes and 139 angiosperms are recorded from the island.

Key words

Caribbean botany Navassa Island vascular plants 

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© The New York Botanical Garden 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas A. Zanoni
    • 1
  • William R. Buck
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Systematic BotanyThe New York Botanical GardenBronxU.S.A.

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