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Collection Details

Species: Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.

Bombacaceae Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
A. K. Neill , P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, D. Cole, L. McAlpin 3701

Collection Date: 28 February 2013
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 28 February 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, Jamaica Gun Club property access road to bird feeding spots, known as the Far Walk Road or Long Walk Road.

DD Latitude: 17.8982

DD Longitude: -77.0253

Coordinate uncertainty: 20 m

Min. Elevation: 20 m


Habitat Description: Limestone forest on ridge of hill south of road.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: PHOTO VOUCHER ONLY. Tree in limestone. Leafless. Fruits green. Far too tall to collect with our pruning poles.

Max. Height: 16 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Human observation