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Collection Details

Species: Tragus berteronianus Schult.

Poaceae Tragus berteronianus Schult.
A. K. Neill , T. F. Rehman, P. Lewis, D. Whyte, P. Seaton, E. Brown 3586

Collection Date: 12 September 2012
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 6 November 2013
Institution: BRIT


Continent: North America

Country: Jamaica

Region: Middlesex County

Subregion: Saint Catherine Parish

Locality Description: Hellshire Hills mainland, hill overlooking ocean, southwest of Hellshire Beach.

DD Latitude: 17.8615

DD Longitude: -76.9186

Coordinate uncertainty: 6 m

Min. Elevation: 11.3 m


Habitat Description: Dry coastal limestone scrub and sandy "grass piece" on hillside.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Small grass with large inflorescences. Spikelets prickly.

Habit: herb

Other Data

Research Site: Hellshire Hills mainland

Project: Flora of the Hellshire Hills, Jamaica

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen