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Collection Details

Species: Sophora tomentosa L.

Fabaceae Sophora tomentosa L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3277

Collection Date: 28 April 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 28 April 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, Manatee Bay, coastal scrub just east of Beach Camp

DD Latitude: 17.8523

DD Longitude: -76.9707

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 2 m


Habitat Description: Beach at treeline and in bush behind treeline.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Sprawling shrub to 6 m wide. Flowers lemon-yellow; legumes maturing from green to yellow to reddish-brown. Petiolules pink-orange. Flower buds and young leaves with gray pubescence.

Max. Height: 4.5 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen