Collection Details

Species: Begonia glabra Aubl.

Begoniaceae Begonia glabra Aubl.
P. Centeno , J. P. Janovec 129

Collection Date: 27 November 2001
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 8 October 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, altura.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Cocha Lobo, altura.

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: Trepadora a 6 m. Semillas maduros, en racimos, aladas, color marron, secas.

Habit: Liana

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany