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Collection Details

Species: Acacia macracantha Willd.

Fabaceae Acacia macracantha Willd.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, B. Wilson, D. Whyte, L. Samson, M. Gold, C. Moodie 3395

Collection Date: 3 May 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 3 May 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Little Goat Island, northwest tip, offshore of the Hellshire Hills.

DD Latitude: 17.8859

DD Longitude: -77.0815

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 4.9 m


Habitat Description: Sandy-loam low hill in scrub forest interior of island.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Very spiny tree. Flowers yellow.

Max. Height: 7 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Goat Islands

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen