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Collection Details

Species: Borrichia arborescens (L.) DC.

Asteraceae Borrichia arborescens (L.) DC.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis 3656

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: 17.8474

DD Longitude: -76.9835

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 3.9 m


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

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Sprawling low shrublet in sand. Plants gray-green and suculent. Flowers yellow.

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen