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Collection Details

Species: Cleome viscosa L.

Capparaceae Cleome viscosa L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, P. Seaton, E. Brown 3597

Collection Date: 13 September 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 13 September 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, coastline southwest of Hellshire Beach, just east of the old shrimp factory.

DD Latitude: 17.8661

DD Longitude: -76.914

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 3 m


Habitat Description: Rocky limestone shoreline and loose gravel and shells, disturbed area.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb in limestone at shore with viscous glandular hairs and spicy scent. Flowers pale yellow.

Max. Height: 0.6 m

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen