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Collection Details

Species: Sideroxylon americanum (Mill.) T.D. Penn.

Sapotaceae Sideroxylon americanum (Mill.) T.D. Penn.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, P. Seaton, E. Brown 3579

Collection Date: 12 September 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 9 April 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, hill overlooking ocean, southwest of Hellshire Beach.

DD Latitude: 17.8617

DD Longitude: -76.9204

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 31.6 m


Habitat Description: Dry coastal limestone scrub on hillside.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub in limestone. Flowers white inside, tan-yellow outside, very sweetly fragrant.

Max. Height: 2.3 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen