Collection Details

Species: Heisteria acuminata (Humb. & Bonpl.) Engl.

Olacaceae Heisteria acuminata (Humb. & Bonpl.) Engl.
A. P. Maceda 273

Collection Date: 28 November 2002
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 7 September 2005
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Manu Province

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Los Amigos Biological Station, Madre de Dios River, ca. 7.0 km upriver from mouth of Río Los Amigos. Trocha Cocha Lobo, 1568 m.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Cocha Lobo.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth, lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest, lower terrace, younger floodplain, some areas seasonally inundated.

Soil Description: Soil moist to wet, sandy, alluvial.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Floodplain Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbol 4 m de altura. Frutos verdes con capuchón o gorra roja.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany