Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Matelea rubra

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Apocynaceae [family]
Matelea [genus] (2)
rubra [species]

Classification

Apocynaceae [family]
Matelea [genus] (2)
rubra [species]

Names

Papiamento name Maripòmpun (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Papiamento name Cabez di Maricu
Papiamento name Maripampun (Aruba, Curaçao)
Valid name Matelea rubra (H.Karst.) Spellman & Morillo
Basionym Omphalophthalmum ruber H.Karst.

Classification