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Collection Details

Species: Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.

Fabaceae Caesalpinia bonduc (L.) Roxb.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3440

Collection Date: 5 May 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 5 May 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, coastline on western side of Manatee Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8523

DD Longitude: -76.9762

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 3.5 m


Habitat Description: Sandy beach between treeline and tideline.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Sprawling, prickly, shrubby vine climbing shrubs at beach treeline. Mature infructescences with fruits black, seeds glossy gray.

Max. Height: 2.5 m

Habit: vine

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen