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Collection Details

Species: Malpighia sp.

Malpighiaceae Malpighia sp.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3547

Collection Date: 6 September 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 6 September 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, central interior hills, edge of South Camp.

DD Latitude: 17.8665

DD Longitude: -76.9649

Coordinate uncertainty: 7 m

Min. Elevation: 110.4 m


Habitat Description: Dry forest, interior limestone hills, trailside.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree at trailside with fine, irritating leaf hairs. Flowers pale pink then turning creamy yellow. Immature fruits green.

Max. Height: 7 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen