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Collection Details

Species: Cissus verticillata (L.) Nicolson & C.E. Jarvis

Vitaceae Cissus verticillata (L.) Nicolson & C.E. Jarvis
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3460

Collection Date: 2 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, eastern shore of Manatee Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8511

DD Longitude: -76.9679

Coordinate uncertainty: 6 m

Min. Elevation: 19.7 m


Habitat Description: Edge of limestone hill where this meets shoreline.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Vine clambering in trees all over cliffside. Nearly mature flower buds pink-cream. Open flowers waxy yellow.

Max. Height: 7 m

Habit: vine

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen