Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Dutch Casha Acacia tortuosa

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Mimosoideae [subfamily]
Acacia [genus] (5)
tortuosa [species]

Classification

Mimosoideae [subfamily]
Acacia [genus] (5)
tortuosa [species]

Names

English name Dutch Casha
Papiamento name Wabi (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Papiamento name Hobada (Bonaire)
Papiamento name Hubada (Aruba)
Papiamento name Kashá (Curaçao)
Valid name Acacia tortuosa (L.) Willd.
Synonym Vachellia tortuosa (L.) Seigler & Ebinger
Basionym Mimosa tortuosa L.

Classification