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Collection Details

Species: Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth.

Fabaceae Centrosema virginianum (L.) Benth.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, D. Fleuchaus, S. Wicker 3513

Collection Date: 4 September 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 5 December 2012
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Great Goat Island, offshore of the Hellshire Hills, east side of island.

DD Latitude: 17.8765

DD Longitude: -77.0479

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 8.6 m


Habitat Description: Open and unusually flat area at base of slope, on red clay with small limestone rocks, dominated by large population of giant Agave.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herbaceous vine twining in low shrubs. Flowers lilac. Fruits drying spirally after dehiscence.

Max. Height: 2 m

Habit: vine

Other Data

Research Site: Goat Islands

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen