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Collection Details

Species: Eugenia foetida Pers.

Myrtaceae Eugenia foetida Pers.
A. K. Neill , R. K. Swadek, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, A. Oberli, P. Seaton, M. Gray, L. Harris 3616

Collection Date: 11 December 2012
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, interior hills between the coast and the "green island," northeast of Wreck Bay.

DD Latitude: 17.8575

DD Longitude: -76.925

Coordinate uncertainty: 3 m

Min. Elevation: 34 m


Habitat Description: Limestone scrub coastal forest on hillslope near sea.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub on limestone. Berries purple-black.

Max. Height: 2.5 m

Habit: shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen