It is the name of a Cape Verde animal protective Association, based in San Vicente. It is financed in part with the resources obtained in a responsible tourist hostel. The Hotel is also called Simabo. In Colombia is the name of a medicinal plant genus Simaba and the family Simaroubaceae. Also is commonly known as Aruba Cedron, Simaba cedron, Kidron. It is a natural seagrass species from Brazil, Paraguay, Colombia, the Caribbean and Central America.