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Collection Details

Species: Macroptilium atropurpureum (DC.) Urb.

Fabaceae Macroptilium atropurpureum (DC.) Urb.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, P. Seaton, M. Gray, L. Harris 3625


Collection Date: 11 December 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 5 February 2013
Institution: BRIT

Locality

Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, near ruins of Brodbelt's House (ca. 1740) in the green island, northeast of Wreck Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8606

DD Longitude: -76.926

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 41.7 m

Habitat

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

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herbaceous vine in sand. Flowers with banner pale purple to white-translucent, wings dark purple.

Habit: vine

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen