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Collection Details

Species: Ayenia magna L.

Sterculiaceae Ayenia magna L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, P. Seaton, E. Brown 3576

Collection Date: 12 September 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 4 February 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, coastal hills southwest of Hellshire Beach.

DD Latitude: 17.8618

DD Longitude: -76.9216

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 38.4 m


Habitat Description: Dry coastal limestone scrub and sandy "grass piece" on hillside.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Wiry shrub forming large population on hillslope. Small flowers are pendent under leaves, apparently apetalous?

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