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Collection Details

Species: Jacquinia keyensis Mez.

Theophrastaceae Jacquinia keyensis Mez.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis 3649

Collection Date: 14 December 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 27 January 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, eastern shore of Coquar Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8422

DD Longitude: -76.9946

Coordinate uncertainty: 2 m

Min. Elevation: 4.5 m


Habitat Description: Rocky headland point near shore.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree in limestone. Leaves deeply revolute. Flowers creamy white and very fragrant. Fruits pale yellow at maturity, sometimes with an orange blush; three-seeded.

Max. Height: 1.5 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen