Collection Details

Species: Protium aracouchini

Burseraceae Protium aracouchini
A. P. Maceda 295

Collection Date: 1 December 2002
Determined By: D. Daly
Determination Date: 1 January 2003
Institution: NY


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 Castanal, 1846 m.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Castañal.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Upland terrace forest, from sloped terrain to flat terrace.

Soil Description: Soil sandy, clay.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbol 5 m de altura. Frutos rojos con amarillo, con olor fuerte.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany