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Collection Details

Species: Ziziphus sarcomphalus (L.) M.C. Johnst.

Rhamnaceae Ziziphus sarcomphalus (L.) M.C. Johnst.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3474

Collection Date: 3 September 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 3 September 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, central interior hills, site of old Main Camp.

DD Latitude: 17.8796

DD Longitude: -76.9667

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 169.7 m


Habitat Description: Dry forest, interior limestone hills.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree on limestone. Immature fruits green. Flower buds pink-orange; open flowers pink and yellow.

Max. Height: 8 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen