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Regional Overview of Caribbean Islands
TABLE 41. FLORATATISTICS OF INDIGENOUS AND NATURALIZED VASCULAR PLANTS FOR SOME CARIBBEAN ISLANDS
A. Phanerograms
Island
Total
Indigenous
Endemic
%
Endemic
Naturalized
Cuba 6015 3193 53 376
Hispaniola c.4685 c.1400 30 c.350
Jamaica 2746 852 31 374
Puerto Rico 2128 215 10 386
Trinidad and Tobago 1982 215 11 c.300
Guadeloupe 1400 19 1 283
Martinique 1287 24 2 262
Dominica 1027 10 1 120
Bahamas 1068 117 11 203
St Vinvent 696 20 2 155
St Lucia 909 11 1 153
Grenada 838 3 0.4 100
Antigua 808 0 70
Montserrat 554 2 0.4 128
St Kitts 533 0 69
Barbados 542 3 0.6 151
Cayman Islands 521 19 4 61
Saba 435 2 0.5
Tortola 484b 2b 0.4
Grenadines 467 0
Bermuda 147 11 8 303
St Eustatius 427 2 0.4
Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao 460 25 5
St Martin 431 1 0.2
Mona 412 5 1
Vergin Gorda 397 1 0.3
St Barthélemy 336 0
Anguilla 321 1 0.3
Nevis 182 0 15
Barbuda 229 0
Anegada 198 2 1
Jost Van Dyke 73c 1c 1
                
B. Pteridophytes
Island
Total
Indigenous
Endemic
%
Endemic
Naturalized
Cuba 490 31 6 10
Hispaniola c.450 c.45 10 c.15
Jamaica 558 71 13 21
Puerto Rico 364 21 6 13
Trinidad and Tobago 277 21 8 9
Guadeloupe 272 4 2 4
Martinique 218 0 5
Dominica 200 2 1 5
Bahamas 43 1 2 2
St Vinvent 165 0 3
St Lucia 119 0 5
Grenada 152 1 0.7 4
Antigua 37 0 1
Montserrat 116 0 2
St Kitts 126 1 1 3
Barbados 30 0 5
Cayman Islands 18 0 1
Saba 69 0
Tortola
Grenadines 6 0
Bermuda 19 4 21 3
St Eustatius 37 0
Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao
St Martin 15 0
Mona 5 0
Vergin Gorda 6 0
St Barthélemy 8 0
Anguilla 0 0
Nevis 78 1 1 1
Barbuda 1 0
Anegada
Jost Van Dyke
               
C. Rare or Threatened
Island
Total
vascular
plants
Rare or
threatened
Cuba 6891 960
Hispaniola C.5500 276
Jamaica 3699 428
Puerto Rico 2891 515
Trinidad and Tobago 2568 863
Guadeloupe 1959 13a
Martinique 1772 13a
Dominica 1352 25
Bahamas 1316 21
St Vinvent 1292
St Lucia 1186 19
Grenada 1094
Antigua 916
Montserrat 800
St Kitts 731
Barbados 728
Cayman Islands 601 6
Saba 504
Tortola 484b
Grenadines 473
Bermuda 472 14
St Eustatius 464
Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao 460
St Martin 446
Mona 417 43
Vergin Gorda 403
St Barthélemy 344
Anguilla 321
Nevis 276
Barbuda 230
Anegada 198
Jost Van Dyke 73c
               
Notes:
a A combined figure is given for rare and threatened plants of Guadeloupe and Martinique.
b The figures for Torola refer to dicotyledons only.
c The figures for Jost Van Dyke refer to trees only.

Many of the publications from which these data have been obtained may be found in references of Table 38.