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Collection Details

Species: Polygala jamaicensis Chodat

Polygalaceae Polygala jamaicensis Chodat
A. K. Neill , P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, D. Cole, L. McAlpin, B. & A. Wilson, R. Van Veen 3725

Collection Date: 2 March 2013
Determined By: J. R. Abbott
Determination Date: 22 April 2013
Institution: MO


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, ridge hereby named "Lancewood Mountain," southeast of Salt Island Lagoon and northwest of Lancewood Valley.

DD Latitude: 17.8861

DD Longitude: -76.9835

Coordinate uncertainty: 3 m

Min. Elevation: 70.2 m


Habitat Description: Limestone hilltop forest and scrub.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree in limestone. Fruits inflated, green.

Max. Height: 4 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen