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Collection Details

Species: Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq.

Meliaceae Swietenia mahagoni (L.) Jacq.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, B. Wilson, L. Samson, D. Whyte, D. B. Hay, B. Barrett, D. McKnight 3357

Collection Date: 1 May 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 1 May 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, northwest of Manatee Bay on eastern edge of Big Western Swamp. Mudhole called "shady palm pig wallow."

DD Latitude: 17.8561

DD Longitude: -76.9801

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 8 m


Habitat Description: Mudhole area of moist red clay surrounded by limestone hills.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Large tree in mud hole. Sterile, but old fruits on ground. One of three trees of this species at this site.

Max. Height: 10 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen