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Collection Details

Species: Blutaparon vermiculare (L.) Mears

Amaranthaceae Blutaparon vermiculare (L.) Mears
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, P. Seaton, M. Gray, L. Harris 3635

Collection Date: 11 December 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, coastline between old shrimp factory and Wreck Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8576

DD Longitude: -76.9196

Coordinate uncertainty: 3 m

Min. Elevation: 4.5 m


Habitat Description: Limestone rocky headland along shore.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Creeping succulent herb in holes in limestone. Stems pinkish. Inflorescence bracts white.

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen