Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Mustard Tree Cynophalla flexuosa

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Capparaceae [family]
Cynophalla [genus] (3)
flexuosa [species]

Classification

Capparaceae [family]
Cynophalla [genus] (3)
flexuosa [species]

Names

English name Mustard Tree
Alternative English name Man Of War Bush
Alternative English name Nightwood (Saba)
Papiamento name Yerba di Mòster
Papiamento name Rabe
Papiamento name Stòki di Mòster (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Papiamento name Stoki (Aruba)
Papiamento name Hurihuri
Papiamento name Palu di Stoki (Curaçao)
Papiamento name Rabá di Mòster (Curaçao)
Papiamento name Mosterd (Aruba)
Papiamento name Stokki
Valid name Cynophalla flexuosa (L.) J.Presl
Synonym Capparis flexuosa (L.) L.
Basionym Morisonia flexuosa L.

Classification