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Collection Details

Species: Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.

Burseraceae Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, P. Seaton, E. Brown 3574

Collection Date: 12 September 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 12 September 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, coastal hills southwest of Hellshire Beach.

DD Latitude: 17.8617

DD Longitude: -76.9224

Coordinate uncertainty: 6 m

Min. Elevation: 42.6 m


Habitat Description: Dry coastal limestone scrub, hillside.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree, twisted and contorted, with peeling brown-red-orange bark. Fruit red-brown.

Max. Height: 2 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen