Notice: Atrium is currently undergoing maintenance. During this time, some or all images may not be displayed.

Collection Details

Species: Cryptostegia grandiflora Roxb. ex R.Br.

Asclepiadaceae Cryptostegia grandiflora Roxb. ex R.Br.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis, M. Gold 3657

Collection Date: 15 December 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 15 December 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Great Goat Island, southwest side, between mudflat and cliff face.

DD Latitude: 17.8635

DD Longitude: -77.0524

Coordinate uncertainty: 6 m

Min. Elevation: 6 m


Habitat Description: Limestone rocks at edge of cliffs.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Sprawling, weedy, woody vine on boulders and shrubs. Immature fruits large and green.

Max. Height: 5 m

Habit: vine

Other Data

Research Site: Goat Islands

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen