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Collection Details

Variety: Conocarpus erectus var. sericeus E. Forst. ex DC.

Combretaceae Conocarpus erectus var. var. sericeus E. Forst. ex DC.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis 3655

Collection Date: 14 December 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 14 December 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, edge of saline flat between Coquar Bay and Manatee Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8455

DD Longitude: -76.9849

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 3.8 m


Habitat Description: Sandy open scrub at edge of saline flat.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub with silvery leaves. Inflorescence green. Infructescence red-brown. Only a few plants of this variety present, surrounded by green-leaved form.

Max. Height: 2 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen