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Collection Details

Species: Matelea costata (Urb.) Morillo

Asclepiadaceae Matelea costata (Urb.) Morillo
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, K. Williams 3434

Collection Date: 4 May 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 4 May 2012
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, trail near South Camp.

DD Latitude: 17.8664

DD Longitude: -76.9649

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 109.8 m


Habitat Description: Dry forest, interior limestone hills.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Slender vine climing in shrubs along trail. Capsules pale green, maturing brown.

Max. Height: 4 m

Habit: vine

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen