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Collection Details

Species: Acalypha scabrosa Sw.

Euphorbiaceae Acalypha scabrosa Sw.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis 3492

Collection Date: 3 September 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 14 October 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, central interior hills, trail between South Camp and lower iguana nest site.

DD Latitude: 17.8723

DD Longitude: -76.9658

Coordinate uncertainty: 7 m

Min. Elevation: 109.3 m


Habitat Description: Dry forest, interior limestone hills, trailside.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Wiry shrubs forming large colony along trail. Bracts yellowish.

Max. Height: 1.8 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen