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Collection Details

Species: Bourreria baccata Raf.

Boraginaceae Bourreria baccata Raf.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, S. Gordon, P. Seaton, M. Gray, E. Brown 3612

Collection Date: 10 December 2012
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, hills and sinkholes southwest of Hellshire Beach and west of the old shrimp factory.

DD Latitude: 17.8658

DD Longitude: -76.9189

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 35.3 m


Habitat Description: Limestone forest on cliffs at edge of dry sinkhole.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Small tree with weeping branches on limestone. Leaves large, pubescent abaxially. Immature fruit pale green.

Max. Height: 3.5 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen