Sunday, 4 August 2013

Clam Cherry - Cordia laevigata

Clam Cherry - Cordia laevigata, Critically Endangered, Family: BORAGINACEAE, native to the Caribbean and Central America. (Another common name is Smooth Manjack). 
Photo: Ann Stafford, Jan.20, 2009, Grand Cayman. 
It also occurs on Cayman Brac, but not Little Cayman. The fruits are very sticky.
FLORA of the CAYMAN ISLANDS by George R. Proctor, 2012, page 568, Plate 54.
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