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Collection Details

Species: Calea jamaicensis (L.) L.

Asteraceae Calea jamaicensis (L.) L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, B. Wilson, L. Samson, D. Whyte, D. B. Hay, B. Barrett, D. McKnight 3353

Collection Date: 1 May 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 1 May 2012
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, northwest of Manatee Bay on eastern edge of Big Western Swamp.

DD Latitude: 17.8567

DD Longitude: -76.9809

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 8.3 m


Habitat Description: Limestone hills and plains of arid scrub.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Wiry shrub growing in crack in limestone. Flowers all discoid, golden yellow.

Max. Height: 1.3 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen