Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Spinach Basella alba

Classification

Basellaceae [family]
Basella [genus] (1)
alba [species]

Classification

Basellaceae [family]
Basella [genus] (1)
alba [species]

Presence

Recorded on Aruba
Presence status Introduced (2) - Aruba
Distribution description Native to Asia-tropical.
Notes on presence status Cultivated.

Publications

  • Stoffers, A.L. 1980. Basellaceae. Flora of the Netherlands Antilles 2: 204-207.
  • WCSP 2017. World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [link]