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Collection Details

Species: Croton humilis L.

Euphorbiaceae Croton humilis L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, B. Wilson, D. Whyte, L. Samson, M. Gold, C. Moodie 3371

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: 17.886

DD Longitude: -77.0816

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 3 m


Habitat Description: Shell beach between treeline and tideline.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Small shrub. Leaves have a citrus-eucalyptus scent when crushed.

Max. Height: 1.8 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Goat Islands

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen