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Collection Details

Species: Desmodium incanum DC.

Fabaceae Desmodium incanum DC.
A. K. Neill , P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, D. Cole, L. McAlpin 3686

Collection Date: 28 February 2013
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 22 April 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: 17.8835

DD Longitude: -77.0153

Coordinate uncertainty: 5 m

Min. Elevation: 55.6 m


Habitat Description: Large weedy clearing, known as bird feeding spot 30.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herbaceous sprawling vine with woody base, in red sandy clay. Flowers pink to light purple.

Habit: vine

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen