Bard College at Simon’s Rock Herbarium
Plants of Montserrat, W.I.
Fabaceae Tamarindus indica L.
det. G. de Gennaro
Montserrat, St. Peter Parrish, Old Town.
16°44’39.8" N 62°13’58.9" W, elevation ca. 15 m
Old Bay Rd. Grown by the side of the road going towards
the beach, in mowed patch of grass, likely cultivated.
Solitary tree circa. 5 m tall, multi-stemmed with each stem
circa 30 cm in diameter and circa 0.5 m off of ground.
Leaves grass green. Flowers absent. Fruit a greenish-brown
legume with a sticky, sweet pulp.
Coll.: G. de Gennaro, D. McClelland, and A. Keck 4