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Collection Details

Species: Cordia sebestena L.

Boraginaceae Cordia sebestena L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, D. Fleuchaus, S. Wicker, M. Gold 3518

Collection Date: 4 September 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 4 September 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Big Pelican Cay, offshore of the Hellshire Hills.

DD Latitude: 17.8008

DD Longitude: -77.0152

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 3 m


Habitat Description: Sandy, weedy cay.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub at treeline. Flowers scarlet. Mature fruits white.

Max. Height: 4.5 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Pelican Cays

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen