Collection Details

Species: Caraipa grandifolia subsp. grandifolia Mart.

Clusiaceae Caraipa grandifolia subsp. grandifolia Mart.
J. E. Householder , Phillip Hennessy and Adriana Trutzenberg 1586

Collection Date: 29 July 2012
Determined By: J. E. Householder
Determination Date: 10 October 2018
Institution: KIT


Continent: South America

Country: Brazil

Region: Roraima

Subregion: Rorainópolis

Closest Town: Xixuau

Locality Description: Headwaters region of the Rio Juaperi, tributary of the Rio Negro flowing parrallel to Rio Branco.

DD Latitude: -0.5669

DD Longitude: -61.5129

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Min. Elevation: 50 m


Habitat Description: Along channel (igarapé) of seasonally flooded black water floodplain (igapo) . At high water. Water clarity to about 1.5 meters.

Habitat: Igapo

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree. Flowers white with numerous stamens. Orange latex. Fertile.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Project: Aguajal Project