Common names: Beach cabbage, Sea lettuce, Beach naupaka
Thai names: รักทะเล
Chinese names: 草海桐 cao hai tong
Distribution: China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, East Africa, tropical Australia, Indian Ocean islands, Madagascar, Pacific islands.
Image locations: Nakhon Si Thammarat.
Map info: Provinces are highlighted according to phytogeographical areas as used in the Flora of Thailand project.
Additional notes:S. taccada is a common beach shrub.