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Collection Details

Species: Chamaecrista serpens (L.) Greene

Fabaceae Chamaecrista serpens (L.) Greene
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, P. Seaton, M. Gray, L. Harris 3631

Collection Date: 11 December 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 11 October 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, the green island, northeast of Wreck Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.859

DD Longitude: -76.9257

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 37.2 m


Habitat Description: Limestone forest at edge of large, flat, sandy clearing or grasspiece known locally as the "green island."

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb in red sand. Flowers yellow.

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen