Collection Details

Species: Astronium graveolens

Anacardiaceae Astronium graveolens
J. E. Householder , Angel Balarezo Mozambite, Javier Huinga Maceda 60

Collection Date: 6 October 2007
Determined By: J.E. Householder
Determination Date: 6 October 2007
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Rio Tambopata - Km 2 Carretera Tambopata. Communidad Isuyama.

Locality Site Specific: Communidad Isuyama.

DD Latitude: -12.6123

DD Longitude: -69.198

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Elevation: 190-230 m


Habitat Description: Highly disturbed tropical moist forest. Terrain dominated by large depression aseasonally flooded by rains. Attalea sp. (shapaja) abundant.

Soil Description: Soils clayey, well drained to hydromorphic.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree. Leaves and bark with heavy mango smell. Trunk with old slash marks black but no immediate latex.

Min. Height: 10 m

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Project: Flora of Madre de Dios

Basis of Specimen: Preserved specimen