Collection Details

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

Olacaceae Heisteria acuminata (Humb. & Bonpl.) Engl.
A. P. Maceda 983

Collection Date: 21 October 2003
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 Primer Mirador 432 m, a 1 m a la izquierda.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Primer Mirador.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Transition from disturbed secondary forest vegetation to old growth forest, upper terrace and dissected terrain.

Soil Description: Soil moist, sandy-loam with some clay content.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbol de 3 m de altura. Flores blancas pequeñas y botones verdosas.

Height: 3 m

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany