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Collection Details

Species: Sesbania sericea (Willd.) Link.

Fabaceae Sesbania sericea (Willd.) Link.
A. K. Neill , P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli 3739

Collection Date: 3 March 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, old fish farm pond in northern part of Salt Island Lagoon.

DD Latitude: 17.9064

DD Longitude: -77.0088

Coordinate uncertainty: 3 m

Min. Elevation: 3.3 m


Habitat Description: Margin of abandoned fish farm pond, wet but not holding water.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tall herb in wet mud with Eleocharis. Fruits green, maturing brown.

Max. Height: 3.5 m

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen