Monarch Over-Wintering Count
Ample Caper / Cynophalla amplissima

Status

Ecological Relationships

Bananaquit      Green Throated Carib Hummingbird      Jamaican fruit-eating bat


Characteristics

Flowers appear in June. As it is night blooming the flowers start to open around 5:00 PM AST.


Habitat

Natural Catastrophic Event Importance

Provides nectar to hummingbirds and bananaquits while the fruit provides food for Bananaquits and Jamaican fruit-eating bats.


Observations

2021 Flowers started opening April 5th, which is earlier than previously noted.



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