ⓘ Category:Endemic flora of Puerto Rico

Alsophila bryophila

Alsophila bryophila, synonym Cyathea bryophila, is a species of tree fern native to Puerto Rico, where it grows in the understory in wet montane and mossy forest at an altitude of 750–1200 m. The trunk is erect, up to 7 m tall and about 10 cm in diameter. Fronds are pinnate or bipinnate and grow to 2 m in length. The underside of the rachis is pubescent and has occasional scales towards the base. The scales range in colour from brown to bicoloured. Sori occur along each side of the pinnule midvein and are covered by scale-like indusia. A. bryophila is a slow growing species, reportedly onl ...

Aristida chaseae

Aristida chaseae is a rare species of grass known by the common name Chases threeawn. It is endemic to Puerto Rico, where it is known from two locations in the Cabo Rojo National Wildlife Refuge and the Sierra Bermeja. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States. It cannot compete with introduced species of grasses, such as Brachiaria subquadripara, which are invading its habitat. It is a perennial grass that produces a bundle of stems up to half a meter or slightly higher. Plants occurring in deep soils of Cabo Rojo tend to be more reliable than those growing in the p ...

Aristida portoricensis

Aristida portoricensis is a rare species of grass known by the common name pelos del diablo. It is endemic to Puerto Rico, where it is known from two locations, one in a residential area of Mayaguez and one in the Sierra Bermeja. Two other known sites have been extirpated by development of the habitat. It is a federally listed endangered species of the United States. It is a perennial grass that produces a beam of stems 30 to 50 centimeters tall. The inflorescence is a narrow panicle a few centimeters in length. Its habitat includes subtropical wet forests and pastures on soils of clay and ...

Calyptranthes peduncularis

Calyptranthes peduncularis is a species of flowering plant in the myrtle family known by the common names Maricao lidflower and serpentine lidflower. It is endemic to Puerto Rico, where it grows on serpentine soils at 300 to 400 meters in altitude, to a height of between 1.5 and 2 meters. There are perhaps 200 to 300 individuals left. Besides this, "there is nearly no information in the literature about this species."

Cyathea amintae

Cyathea amintae is a species of tree fern native to Puerto Rico, where it grows in shaded areas and cloud forest at an altitude of 1000–1200 m. The erect trunk may be 1.3 m tall and approximately 5 cm in diameter. Fronds are pinnate and up to 1.6 m long. The rachis is often purplish brown and covered with scales, usually on the underside. The scales range in colour from golden brown to bicoloured. Sori occur along each side of the pinnule midvein and indusia are cup-like. In the wild, S. amintae known to hybridise with cyathea bryophila waterfall and the waterfall cyathea portoricensis. S ...

Daphnopsis hellerana

Daphnopsis hellerana is a rare species of flowering plant in the genus Daphnopsis of the family Thymelaeaceae. It is endemic to Puerto Rico, where there were only four populations remaining in 1992, with a total of 125 individuals. It was federally listed as an endangered species of the United States in 1988. This is a shrub or evergreen tree, which is restricted to limestone substrates on the island of Puerto Rico. It grows in moist forest habitats among almacigo Bursera simaruba, Clusia Rosea flower with pink, Holywood, Guaiacum Sanctum, pigeonplum Coccoloba diversifolia and other plants ...

                                     

ⓘ Endemic flora of Puerto Rico

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  • This is a list of the endemic fauna of Puerto Rico This list is sorted in alphabetical order by the scientific name of the species, which are in parentheses
  • portoricensis, known commonly as the Puerto Rico indigoberry, is a species of shrub in the family Rubiaceae. It is endemic to Puerto Rico and is found in thickets
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  • Brunfelsia portoricensis, the Puerto Rico raintree, is a species of flowering plant in the family Solanaceae. It is endemic to Puerto Rico where it occurs in El
  • a small endemic frog, and one of the 86 species that constitute Puerto Rico s herpetofauna. Some native freshwater fish inhabit Puerto Rico but some
  • geography of Puerto Rico consists of an archipelago located between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic, west of the
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  • commonly as the Sintenis milkvine, is a species of plant in the family Apocynaceae. It is endemic to Puerto Rico and is found in forests and moist districts