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Collection Details

Species: Astraea lobata (L.) Klotzsch.

Euphorbiaceae Astraea lobata (L.) Klotzsch.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, P. Seaton, M. Gray, L. Harris 3633

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, the green island, northeast of Wreck Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8568

DD Longitude: -76.9267

Coordinate uncertainty: 8 m

Min. Elevation: 30.2 m


Habitat Description: Large, flat, sandy clearing or grasspiece known locally as the "green island."

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb next to cashew tree in red sand. All parts green except male flowers whitish. About eight plants in this area.

Max. Height: 1.4 m

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen