Botanical Research Institute of Texas, Philecology Herbarium
Catalog #: BRIT378057
Taxon: Castela tortuosa Liebm.
Family: Simaroubaceae
Collector: Alfred Traverse   1803   
Date: 1960-10-13
Locality: United States, Texas, Kleberg, Kleberg County: Highway 771d, ca. 1 m. W of water edge at Riviera Beach, 100 m. N of road.
Elevation: 3 meters
Verbatim Elevation: Altitude: ca 10 feet
Habitat: Low scrub woods. Gray sandy silt. Prosopis jul. -Celtis spin._Phaulothamnus complex. Shrub, 1.5 m. Densely branched, beset throughout with spine ended short shoots to form impenetrable thorny mass. Bark light gray, smooth.
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Rights Holder: Botanical Research Institute of Texas
Record Id: c35f29b1-7b57-4cdf-a577-aec72a10c511
Occurrence ID (GUID): c35f29b1-7b57-4cdf-a577-aec72a10c511
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