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Collection Details

Species: Citharexylum spinosum L.

Verbenaceae Citharexylum spinosum L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3445

Collection Date: 5 May 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 25 November 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: 17.8533

DD Longitude: -76.9767

Coordinate uncertainty: 6 m

Min. Elevation: 6.9 m


Habitat Description: Edge of limestone hills where these meet the mangroves of the swamp.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub with peeling/shredding bark. Old fruits fleshy, black and brown.

Max. Height: 9 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen