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Collection Details

Species: Ruellia paniculata L.

Acanthaceae Ruellia paniculata L.
A. K. Neill , P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli 3665


Collection Date: 26 February 2013
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 4 March 2013
Institution: BRIT

Locality

Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, Jamaica Gun Club property access road to entrance of Salt Island Lagoon.

DD Latitude: 17.9109

DD Longitude: -77.0137

Coordinate uncertainty: 6 m

Min. Elevation: 5.9 m

Habitat

Habitat Description: Roadside clearing in reddish sand.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb with glandular hairs. Many plants growing thickly together in this area. Flowers pale purple. Immature capsules dark purple.

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen