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Illustration by van Rijgersma

Plants collected by van Rijgersma

A list of plants kept in the Swedish Museum of Natural History collected by Van Rijgersma. The plants were mainly collected between the years 1866-1869 on St. Martin in the Lesser Antilles, West Indies (a smaller amount were collected on the island Saba). Van Rijgersma often made illustrations in colour or black and white on the herbarium sheets. At present, there are links to all specimens with colour art. The names in brackets are Rijgersma's own determinations.

Abutilon indicum
(Abutilon leiospermum)

Acacia farnesiana

Acacia riparia

Achras sapota
(Sapota achras)

Adiantum tenerum

Albizzia lebbek

Alysicarpus vaginalis

Amaranthus gracilis
(Euxolus caudatus)

Amaranthus polygonoides

Aniba rosaeodora

Argithamnia candicans

Asclepias curassavica f. curassavica
(Asclepias curassavica)

Blechnum occidentale (2 sheets)

Boerhavia coccinea
(Boerhavia hirsuta)

Borrichia arborescens

Caesalpinia crist
(Guilandina bonducella)

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Cajanus cajan
(Cajanus indicus)

Cassia glandulosa

Cassia obovata

Cassia occidentalis (2 sheets)

Cecropia glaziovii

Celosia argentea
(Mogiphanes straminea)

Centrosema virgianianum var.
angustifolium

Centrosema virginianum (2 sheets)

Ceropteris calomelanos

Chenopodium ambrosioides (2 sheets)

Chenopodium murale

Conocarpus erecta

Corchorus hirsutus

Crotalaria incana

Crotalaria retusa

Croton astroites

Croton flavens (2 sheets)

Croton lobatus

Crotularia verrucosa

Cyperus elegans

Cyperus oxylepis (2 ark)
(Cyperus viscosus)

Cyperus rotundus

Dactyloctenium aegyptiacum

Desmanthus depressus

Digitaria sanguinalis
(Digitaria setigera)

Eleocharis geniculata
(Scirpus sp.)

Eleusine indica
(Paspalum compressum)

Emilia sonchifolia (2 sheets)

Eragrostis ciliaris
(Eragrostis bahiensis)

Eugenia ligustrina
(Eugenia uniflora)

Euphorbia buxifolia

+ Euphorbia petiolaris
(Euphorbia cotonifolia)

Euphorbia pilulifera
(Euphorbia maculata,
Euphorbia heterophylla)

Euphorbia prostrata

Evolvulus glaber

Gomphrena globosa (2 sheets)

Heliotropium curassavicum

Helmia aequatoriensis

Hibiscus tiliaceus
(Paritium tiliaceum)

Hura crepitans

Ipomoea pes-caprae subsp. brasiliensis
(Ipomoea pes-caprae)

Iresine paniculata
(Iresine celosioides)

Jatropha curcas

Jatropha gossypifolia

Juncellus laevigatus

Juniperus bermudiana
(Juniperus barabadensis)

Kallstroemia maxima (2 sheets)
(Tribulus maximus)

Lagascea mollis

Lantana involucrata

Lawsonia inermis

Leucaena leucocephala
(Leucaena glauca)

Leucas martinicensis

Malpighia emarginata
(Malpighia glabra)

+ Melia azedarach
(Melia sempervirens)

Merremia dissecta
(Ipomoea dissecta)

Metastelma sp.
(Asclepias viminalis,
Metastelma brownei)

Mirabilis jalappa var. odorata
(Mirabilis jalappa)

Ocimum basilicum

Ocimum micranthum

Oxalis corniculata

Panicum colonum

Parkinsonia aculeata

+ Parthenium hysterophorus

Passiflora foetida

Pavonia spinifex (2 sheets)

Pavonia spinifex

Pectis humifusa

Pectis linifolia var. linifolia
(Pectis punctata)

Philoxerus verniculatus

Phyllanthus amarus
(Phyllanthus niruri)

Physalis sp. (2 sheets)

Polypodium brasiliense

Polypodium lycopodioides

Polypodium phyllitidis

Polypodium piloselloides

Priva lappulacea
(Priva echinata)

Rhynchosia reticulata var.
reticulata (2 ark)

Ricinus communis

Ruellia tuberosa

Salvia occidentalis

Salvia serotina

Setaria setosa

Sida cordifolia

Solanum americanum var. patulum
(2 sheets) (Solanum nodiflorum)

Solanum torvum (2 sheets)

Sonchus oleraceus (2 sheets)

Stachytarpheta jamaicensis

Stigmaphyllon emarginatum
(Stigmaphyllon fulgens,
Banisteria fulgens)

Strumpfia maritima

Stylosanthes hamata

Tamarindus indica

Tecoma stans

Terminalia catappa

Tournefortia gnaphalodes

Tournefortia volubilis

Urechites suberecta
(Echites nericandra,
Vinca lutea)

Vinca rosea

Waltheria americana

Wedelia sp.

(Wedelia caracasana)

Zanthoxylum punctatum
subsp. punctatum (2 sheets)
(Tobinia punctata)