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Collection Details

Species: Malpighia sp.

Malpighiaceae Malpighia sp.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, B. Wilson, L. Samson, M. Gold 3416

Collection Date: 3 May 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 23 April 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Great Goat Island, northeast side, offshore of the Hellshire Hills.

DD Latitude: 17.8778

DD Longitude: -77.0497

Coordinate uncertainty: 3 m

Min. Elevation: 7.6 m


Habitat Description: Scrubby forest interior to trail.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub with irritating fine hairs on leaf undersides. Flowers pale pink.

Max. Height: 3 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Goat Islands

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen