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Collection Details

Species: Cuscuta sp.

Cuscutaceae Cuscuta sp.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, P. Seaton, M. Gray, L. Harris 3617

Collection Date: 11 December 2012
Determined By: P. Lewis
Determination Date: 11 December 2012
Institution: UCWI


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, interior hills between the coast and the "green island," northeast of Wreck Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8574

DD Longitude: -76.9257

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 34.4 m


Habitat Description: Limestone forest, treefall clearing.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Orange parasitic vine covering everything in a clearing, growing on top of Ayenia. Flowers green-white.

Max. Height: 2 m

Habit: parasite

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen