Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Jumbie Beads Abrus precatorius

Photo: Gerard van Buurt

Classification

Faboideae [subfamily]
Abrus [genus] (1)
precatorius [species]

Classification

Faboideae [subfamily]
Abrus [genus] (1)
precatorius [species]

Names

Dutch name Paternosterboontje
English name Jumbie Beads
Alternative English name Jumby Beans
Alternative English name Rosary Pea
Alternative English name Liquorice Plant
Alternative English name Jumbi Bead
Papiamento name Makura
Valid name Abrus precatorius L.

Classification