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Collection Details

Species: Broughtonia sanguinea (Sw.) R. Br.

Orchidaceae Broughtonia sanguinea (Sw.) R. Br.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3431

Collection Date: 4 May 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 4 May 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, trail from South Camp northward to upper iguana nest site.

DD Latitude: 17.8701

DD Longitude: -76.9658

Coordinate uncertainty: 11 m

Min. Elevation: 107.4 m


Habitat Description: Dry forest, gulley or canyon in interior limestone hills.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Epiphyte 2 m high on tree trunk. Colony of many plants, 0.7 m across. Inflorescence with long peduncles; flowers magenta-pink with pale corona and darker pink lines on lip.

Habit: epiphyte

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen