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Collection Details

Species: Heliotropium ternatum Vahl.

Boraginaceae Heliotropium ternatum Vahl.
A. K. Neill , P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, D. Cole, L. McAlpin 3699

Collection Date: 28 February 2013
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 31 October 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, Jamaica Gun Club property access road to bird feeding spots, known as the Far Walk Road or Long Walk Road.

DD Latitude: 17.8885

DD Longitude: -77.023

Coordinate uncertainty: 4 m

Min. Elevation: 42.6 m


Habitat Description: Scrub at roadside in reddish sandy clay and limestone.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Wiry shrub in limestone and red sand. Flowers white with yellow eye. Looks remarkably similar to nearby Lantana shrubs.

Max. Height: 0.8 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen