Collection Details

Species: Protium amazonicum (Cuatrec.) Daly

Burseraceae Protium amazonicum (Cuatrec.) Daly
A. P. Maceda , F. Espinosos, F. Cornejo 1000

Collection Date: 25 October 2003
Determined By: D. Daly
Determination Date: 1 May 2008
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 Primer Mirador 950 m, a 30 m a la derecha.

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 28 m de altura. Flores blancas y latex blanco abundante.

Height: 28 m

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany