Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Sea-purslane Sesuvium portulacastrum

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Aizoaceae [family]
Sesuvium [genus] (1)

Classification

Aizoaceae [family]
Sesuvium [genus] (1)

Names

English name Sea-purslane
Papiamento name Banana di Ref
Alternative Papiamento name Bembe di Ref (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Alternative Papiamento name Salachi Cora (Aruba)
Alternative Papiamento name Banana di Rif (Aruba)
Alternative Papiamento name Bembe di Baka (Bonaire)
Valid name Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
Basionym Portulaca portulacastrum L.

Classification