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Collection Details

Species: Pistia stratiotes L.

Araceae Pistia stratiotes L.
A. K. Neill , P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli 3740

Collection Date: 3 March 2013
Determined By: A. Oberli
Determination Date: 3 March 2013
Institution: UCWI


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: 17.9104

DD Longitude: -77.0149

Coordinate uncertainty: 3 m

Min. Elevation: 5.2 m


Habitat Description: Small pond at end of canal across road from Salt Creek.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Floating aquatic herb, nearly covering surface of the pond.

Habit: aquatic

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen