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Collection Details

Species: Calotropis procera (Aiton) Dryand.

Asclepiadaceae Calotropis procera (Aiton) Dryand.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3449

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, western shore of Manatee Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8523

DD Longitude: -76.976

Coordinate uncertainty: 7 m

Min. Elevation: 3 m


Habitat Description: Beach between tideline and treeline.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub on beach. Flowers white and purple. Only plant seen here.

Max. Height: 1.7 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen