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Collection Details

Species: Citharexylum spinosum L.

Verbenaceae Citharexylum spinosum L.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3523

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


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, coastal zone east of Wreck Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8503

DD Longitude: -76.9265

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 5.8 m


Habitat Description: Limestone rocky coastline slopes.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub in sharp karst limestone. Flowers white and fragrant. Maturing fruit dull orange.

Max. Height: 3 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen