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Collection Details

Species: Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.

Burseraceae Bursera simaruba (L.) Sarg.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, B. Wilson, L. Samson, D. Whyte, D. B. Hay, B. Barrett, D. McKnight, C. Moodie 3328

Collection Date: 30 April 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 30 April 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, around upper iguana nest site, near edge of Big Depression.

DD Latitude: 17.8723

DD Longitude: -76.9664

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 115.4 m


Habitat Description: Red clay on top of limestone ridge.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree with trunk 6 m high then twisted back downward. Fruits greenish yellow.

Max. Height: 6 m

Habit: tree

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen