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Collection Details

Species: Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.

Aizoaceae Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, B. Wilson 3274

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, beach just east of Beach Camp

DD Latitude: 17.8521

DD Longitude: -76.97

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 1 m


Habitat Description: Open beach above tideline.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Succulent herb on beach sand, sprawling and spreading rhizomatously. Flowers lilac-pink.

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen