Collection Details

Species: Protium amazonicum (Cuatrec.) Daly

Burseraceae Protium amazonicum (Cuatrec.) Daly
P. Centeno , J. P. Janovec 219

Collection Date: 10 December 2001
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 Aerodromo.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Aerodroma.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Upper terrace. Disturbed, secondary growth, with patches of old growth remaining.

Soil Description: Soil sandy, clay.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbol 18 m, DAP: 22.8 cm. Infructescencia grande, terminal, color amarillo-marron-verde, latex blanca.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany