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The source of information is from the first publication of: The Flora of the Cayman Islands by Dr. George Proctor.
The page listing follows the specimen.

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PALMAE Changed to ARECACEAE
Coccothrinax proctorii / Silver Tatch Endemic
Cocos nucifera / Coconut
Roystonea regia / Royal Palm
Thrinax radiata / Bull Thatch

PAPAVERACEAE
Argemone mexicana / Thistle; Thom Thistle

PASSIFLORACEAE Turnera genera are now grouped in this family
Passiflora cuprea / Devil's Pumkin
Passiflora laurifolia / Golden Apple, Water Lemon; Scimitoo
Passiflora suberosa / Wild Pumpkin; Corky Stem Vine; Inkvine
Turnera diffusa
Turnera triglandulosa
Turnera ulmifolia / Cat-bush; Yellow Alder; Ramgoat Dashalong

PHYLLANTHACEAE Also see EUPHOBIACEAE
Astrocasia tremula
Breynia disticha / Snow Bush
Chascotheca neopeltandra Syn. Chascotheca domingensis
Heterosavia erythroxyloides Syn. Savia erythroxyloides / Wild Coco-plum
Margaritaria nobilis / Bastard Hog berry [JA]
Phyllanthus acidus
Phyllanthus amarus
Phyllanthus angustifolius / Duppy Bush; Duppy Basil
Phyllanthus caymanensis GC,LC, CB
Phyllanthus nutans var. grisebachianus
Phyllanthus nutans var. nutans
Phyllanthus tenellus / Mascarene Island Leafflower
Savia erythroxyloides Changed to Heterosavia erythroxyloides / Wild Coco-plum

PHYTOLACCACEAE
Rivina humilis / Fowl Berry; Blood Berry
Trichostigma octandrum / Basket With, Hoop With

PLANTAGINACEAE
Russelia equisetiformis / Firecraker

PICRODENDRACEAE Also see EUPHOBIACEAE
Picrodendron baccatum / Bitter Plum

PIPERACEAE
Peperomia glabella
Peperomia obtusifolia
Peperomia magnoliifolia / Wild Balsam, Vine Balsam
Pepromia pseudopereskiifolia
Peperomia simplex
Piper amalago / Jointer; Pepper Elder

PLUMBAGINACEAE
limonium companyonis / Sea-lavender Rare - New 2003

POACEAE
Andropogon glomeratus / Bushy Bluestem
Anthephora hermaphrodita / Zoysia Grass
Arundo donax Giant Reed
Axonopus compressus / Carpet Grass
Bambusa vulgaris / Bamboo
Bothriochloa petrusa / Seymour grass
Cenchrus brownii
Cenchrus echinatus / Soft Bur
Cenchrus incertus / Burr Grass
Chloris barbata / Bitter Grass; Swollen Fingergrass
Chloris inflata
Chloris petraea
Cynodon dactylon / Bermuda Grass; Bahama Grass
Dactyloctenium aegptium / Durban Crowfootgrass
Digitaria ciliaris / Southern Crabgrass
Digitaria insularis / Sour Grass
Digitaria setigera
Distichlis spicata / Salt Grass
Echinochloa colonum
Echinochloa walteri
Eleusine indica Indian / Goose Grass
Eragrostis ciliaris Gophertail / Love Grass
Eragrostis domingensis
Eragrostis tenella
Lasiacis divaricata / Bamboo Grass; Draw Water Grass
Melinis repens
Oplismenus hirtellus
Panicum geminatum
Panicum maximum / Guinea Grass
Panicum repens
Panicum rigidulum / Redtop Panicum
Paspalum arundinaceum
Paspalum blodgettii / Blodgett's Crown Grass
Paspalum caespitosum / Blue Crown Grass
Paspalum distichum
Paspalum fimbriatum / Winged Paspalum; Panama Crowngrass
Paspalum millegrana
Paspalum notatum / Bahia Grass, Bammy Grass
Paspalum setaceum
Pennisetum purpureum / Elephant Grass; Napier Grass
Pennisetum setaceum
Pennisetum sp. Indet.
Rottboellia cochinchinensis
Saccharum officinarum / Sugar cane
Setaria parviflora / Yellow Bristlegrass; Knotroot Foxtail
Sorghum arundinaceum
Sorghum domingensis
Sorghum halepense / Johnson Grass
Spartina patens / Cord Marshgrass
Sporobolus domingensis
Sporobolus jacquemontii
Sporobolus pyramidatus / Whorled Dropseed
Sporobolus virginicus / Seashore Dropseed
Stenotaphrum secundatum / St. Augustine Grass
Urochloa decumbens
Urochloa mutica
Urochloa subquadripara / Tropical Signal Grass
Zoysia japonica

POLYGALACEAE
Polygala penaea
Polygala propinqua
Polygala sp.Indet

POLYGONACEAE
Antigonon leptopus / Coralilla, Coralita
Coccoloba uvifera / Sea Grape
Polygonum hydropiperoides / Swamp Smartweed; Mild Waterpepper
Polygonum punctatum / Dotted Smartweed
Polygonum densiflorum Syn. Polygonum glabrum / Denseflower Knotweed

POLYPHYSACEAE
Acetabularia crenulata / Mermaid’s Wine glasses New Record

POLYPODIACEAE
Campyloneurum phyllitidis Syn. Polypodium phyllitidis / Long Strap Fern
Pleopeltis polypodioides Syn. Polypodium polypodioides / Resurrection Fern
Microgramma heterophylla Syn. Polypodium heterophyllum

PTERIDACEAE

PONTEDERIACEAE
Eichhornia crassipes / Water Hyacinth

PORTULACACEAE Also see TALINACEAE
Portulaca halimoides
Portulaca oleracea / Pusley, Wild Parsley; Little Hogweed
Portulaca pilosa / Ten-o'clock; Pink Purslane
Portulaca rubricaulis / Redstem Purslan
Portulaca tuberculata

PRIMULACEAE formerly THEOPHRASTACEAE
Jacquinia arborea / Wash Wood
Jacquinia keyensis
/ Wash Wood
Jacquinia proctorii / Wash Wood Endemic
Rapanea acrantha / Myrsine

PTERIDACEAE
Acrostichum aureum
Acrostichum danaeifolium / Swamp Fern
Adiantum melanoleucum / Fragrant Maiden Hair
Blechnum serrulatum
Cheilanthes microphylla
Macrothelypteris torresiana
Microgramma heterophylla
Nephrolepis biserrata
Nephrolepis exaltata / [Boston Fern]
Nephrolepsis multiflora
Pityrogramma calomelanos
Polypodium aureum
Polypodium dispersum
Polypodium heterophyllum
Polypodium phyllitidis Syn. Campyloneurum phyllitidis
Polypodium polypodioides / Resurrection Fern
Pteris longifolia

PUNICACEAE
Punica granatum / Pomegranate

PUTRANJIVACEAE
Drypetes alba / Cafeíllo, Palo de Vaca, Palo de Vaca Blanco

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