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Collection Details

Species: Uniola virgata (Poir.) Griseb.

Poaceae Uniola virgata (Poir.) Griseb.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, K. Williams 3438

Collection Date: 4 May 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 7 May 2013
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, trail near South Camp.

DD Latitude: 17.8639

DD Longitude: -76.9665

Coordinate uncertainty: 7 m

Min. Elevation: 82.7 m


Habitat Description: Dry forest, interior limestone hills.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Large bunch-forming grass. Leaves to 1 m, inflorescences to 2 m. Panicoid raceme.

Max. Height: 2 m

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen