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Collection Details

Species: Panicum sp.

Poaceae Panicum sp.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, P. Seaton, E. Brown 3588

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, hill overlooking ocean, southwest of Hellshire Beach.

DD Latitude: 17.8615

DD Longitude: -76.9186

Coordinate uncertainty: 6 m

Min. Elevation: 11.3 m


Habitat Description: Dry coastal limestone scrub and sandy "grass piece" on hillside.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Large clumping grass. Florets yellow and purple.

Max. Height: 1.7 m

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen