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Collection Details

Species: Capparis baducca L.

Capparaceae Capparis baducca L.
A. K. Neill , P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, L. McAlpin 3729

Collection Date: 2 March 2013
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 4 March 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, southeast of Salt Island Lagoon.

DD Latitude: 17.8906

DD Longitude: -76.9837

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 25 m


Habitat Description: Low limestone forest.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub or treelet in limestone forest. Flowers with white perianth and magenta-to-white filaments. Maturing fruits purple-splotched. Flesh and aril white and unpleasantly scented. Only population seen.

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