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Other images of the same specimen :
Places where this species can be found :
- Annandale Falls - GRENADA
- Morne Gazo - GRENADA
- Madey's Estate - GRENADA
- Mt. Cenis - GRENADA
InterestTabernaemontana - honour of Jakob Theodor von Bergzabern (d. 1590), personal physician to Count of the Palatine at Heidelberg, and latinised his name to Tabernaemontanus. Wrote the important herbal Neuw Kreuterbuch (1588-1591). The branches with leaves are used for sweeping out hot earthen ovens of ashes before placing bread or cakes for baking
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules
LocationOn nature trail near falls.
NotesTree 10m tall, 12cm dbh. BARK: yellow, smooth, small circular lenticels. SLASH: soft, fleshy, grainy, abundant white latex. LEAVES: latex from nerves when cut or crushed; US midrib and secs impressed; LS midrib and secs prominant. FLOWERS: white, fragrant at 12am.