Dutch Caribbean Species Register

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

Roughbark Lignum-vitae Guaiacum sanctum

Photo: Carel de Haseth

Classification

Guaiacum [genus] (2)
sanctum [species]

Classification

Guaiacum [genus] (2)
sanctum [species]

Names

Dutch name Pokhout
English name Roughbark Lignum-vitae
Alternative English name Holywood lignum vitae
Papiamento name Bera (Bonaire)
Papiamento name Wayacá Shimaron
Papiamento name Bulubari
Papiamento name Wayaká Shimaron (Bonaire, Curaçao)
Papiamento name Bulabari
Papiamento name Wayacá Machu
Papiamento name Wayaca Macho (Aruba)
Papiamento name Burobari (Bonaire)
Valid name Guaiacum sanctum L.

Classification