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Collection Details

Species: Colubrina elliptica (Sw.) Brizicky & W.L.Stern

Rhamnaceae Colubrina elliptica (Sw.) Brizicky & W.L.Stern
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis 3637

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


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, central shore of Manatee Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8528

DD Longitude: -76.9736

Coordinate uncertainty: 11 m

Min. Elevation: 5 m


Habitat Description: Forest behind beach.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree. Young fruits and flowers green. Whole plant covered with nonstinging black ants, apparently constructing nests around inflorescences.

Max. Height: 8 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen