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

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Panicum geminatum POACEAE
Panicum maximum POACEAE Guinea Grass
Panicum repens POACEAE
Panicum rigidulum POACEAE Redtop Panicum
Parthenium hysterophorus ASTERACEAE Whitehead Bush (Barbados)
Paspalum arundinaceum POACEAE
Paspalum blodgettii POACEAE Blodgett's Crown Grass
Paspalum caespitosum POACEAE Blue Crown Grass
Paspalum distichum POACEAE
Paspalum fimbriatum POACEAE Winged Paspalum; Panama Crowngrass
Paspalum millegrana POACEAE
Paspalum notatum POACEAE Bahia Grass, Bammy Grass
Paspalum setaceum POACEAE
Passiflora cuprea PASSIFLORACEAE Devil's Pumpkin
Passiflora laurifolia PASSIFLORACEAE Golden Apple, Water Lemon; Scimitoo
Passiflora suberosa PASSIFLORACEAE Wild Pumpkin; Corky Stem Vine; Inkvine
Pectis caymanensis var. caymanensis ASTERACEAE Tea Banker, Mint
Pectis caymanensis var. robusta ASTERACEAE Tea Banker, Mint Endemic GC only
Pectis linifolia ASTERACEAE
Pedilanthus tithymaloides parasiticus EUPHORBIACEAE Monkey Fiddle
Pennisetum purpureum POACEAE Elephant Grass; Napier Grass
Pennisetum setaceum POACEAE
Pennisetum sp. Indet. POACEAE
Pentalinon luteum APOCYNACEAE Yellow Nightshade
Peperomia glabella PIPERACEAE
Peperomia magnoliifolia PIPERACEAE Wild Balsam, Vine Balsam
Peperomia obtusifolia PIPERACEAE Baby Rubber Plant
Peperomia pseudopereskiifolia PIPERACEAE
Peperomia simplex PIPERACEAE Pale Green Peperomia
Persea americana LAURACEAE Avocado Pear
Petitia domingensis VERBENACEAE Fiddlewood
Petrea volubilis VERBENACEAE Queen's Wreath
Phaseolus lathyroides syn.Macroptilium lathyroides FABACEAE
Philodendron aff. scandens ARACEAE
Philodendron hederaceum syn Philodendron scandens ARACEAE
Philodendron sp. indet. ARACEAE
Phoradendron quadrangulare VISCACEAE
Phoradendron rubrum VISCACEAE Scorn-the-Ground
Phyla nodiflora syn. Lippia nodiflora VERBENACEAE Match Head
Phyllanthus acidus PHYLLANTHACEAE
Phyllanthus amarus PHYLLANTHACEAE
Phyllanthus angustifolius PHYLLANTHACEAE Duppy Bush; Duppy Basil
Phyllanthus caymanensis PHYLLANTHACEAE Endemic CB,LC
Phyllanthus nutans ssp. grisebachianus PHYLLANTHACEAE
Phyllanthus nutans PHYLLANTHACEAE
Phyllanthus tenellus PHYLLANTHACEAE Mascarene Island Leafflower
Physalis angulata SOLANACEAE Cutleaf Groundcherry [US]; Wild Gouma, Winter Cherry [JA]; Cow pops, Poppers [EC]
Picrodendron baccatum PICRODENDRACEAE also look at EUPHORBIACEAE Bitter Plum
Pilea herniarioides URTICACEAE
Pilea microphylla var. microphylla URTICACEAE
Pilea microphylla var. succulante
URTICACEAE
Pilosocereus royenii CACTACEAE Dildo
Pilostyles globose var. caymanensis RAFFLESIACEAE Parasitic flower (no leaves, roots, stems) Endemic GC, CB, LC
Pimenta dioica MYRTACEAE Pimento; Allspice
Piper amalago PIPERACEAE Jointer; Pepper Elder
Piscidia piscipula FABACEAE Dogwood; Fish Poison Tree
Pisonia aculeata NYCTAGINACEAE Parrot's beak, Cockspur, Fingrigo, Wait-a-bit [JA]
Pisonia margaretae NYCTAGINACEAE Margaret's Pisonia (dioecious tree) Endemic GC
Pithecellobium unguis-cati MIMOSACEAE Catclaw-Blackbead
Pleurothallis caymanensis ORCHIDACEAE
Pleopeltis polypodioides Syn. Polypodium polypodioides POLYPODIACEAE Resurrection Fern
Pluchea carolinensis Syn. Pluchea symphytifolia ASTERACEAE Cure-for-All; Wild Tobacco
Pluchea odorata ASTERACEAE Cure-for-All; Wild Tobacco
Plumeria obtusa APOCYNACEAE Jasmine
Plumeria pudica APOCYNACEAE (Graveyard tree)
Plumeria rubra APOCYNACEAE Jasmine, Frangipani, (Graveyard tree)
Poinsettia cyathophora Syn. Euphorbia cyathophora EUPHORBIACEAE Bleeding Heart; Starlight; Ground Dove Berry; Wild Poinsettia
Poinsettia heterophylla EUPHORBIACEAE Fiddler's Spurge
Polygala penaea POLYGALACEAE
Polygala propinqua POLYGALACEAE
Polygala sp.Indet POLYGALACEAE
Polygonum densiflorum Syn. Polygonum glabrum POLYGONACEAE Denseflower Knotweed
Polygonum hydropiperoides POLYGONACEAE Swamp Smartweed; Mild Waterpepper
Polygonum punctatum POLYGONACEAE Dotted Smartweed
Polypodium aureum POLYPODIACEAE
Polypodium dispersum POLYPODIACEAE
Polypodium heterophyllum Changed to Microgramma heterophylla POLYPODIACEAE Clinging Snakefern
Polypodium phyllitidis Changed to Campyloneurum phyllitidis POLYPODIACEAE Long Strap Fern
Polypodium polypodioides Changed to Pleopeltis polypodioides POLYPODIACEAE Resurrection Fern
Polypremun procubens LOGANIACEAE Polypremun
Polystachya concreta ORCHIDACEAE
Porophyllum ruderale ASTERACEAE Stinking Bush; Papalo; Yerba Porosa
Portulaca halimoides PORTULACACEAE
Portulaca oleracea PORTULACACEAE Pusley, Wild Parsley; Little Hogweed
Portulaca pilosa PORTULACACEAE Ten-o'clock; Pink Purslane
Portulaca rubricaulis PORTULACACEAE Redstem Purslane
Portulaca tuberculata PORTULACACEAE
Pouteria campechiana SAPOTACEAE Egg Fruit
Prescottia oligantha ORCHIDACEAE
Priva lappulacea VERBENACEAE Old Lady Coat Tail
Prosthechea boothiana Syn. Encyclia boothiana ORCHIDACEAE Dollar orchid
Prosthechea cochleata Syn. Encyclia cochleata ORCHIDACEAE
Psidium guajava MYRTACEAE Guava
Psilotum nudum PSILOTACEAE
Psychotria microdon Changed to Margaritopsis microdon RUBIACEAE Wild Coffee
Psychotria nervosa RUBIACEAE Strong Back; Kidney Bush
Pteris longifolia POLYPODIACEAE
Punica granatum PUNICACEAE Pomegranate

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