Collection Details

Species: Capparidastrum macrophyllum (Kunth) Hutch.

Capparaceae Capparidastrum macrophyllum (Kunth) Hutch.
A. P. Maceda 1458

Collection Date: 22 June 2004
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 15 November 2010
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 Bajio 1435 m, a 2 m a la derecha.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Bajio.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Low, young floodplain forest of Rio Los Amigos rising to forest on a ridge that leads to the high terrace forest. Trail undulating through young terraces rarely flooded dominated by Otoba parvifolia, to low

Soil Description: Soil moist to wet, sandy, alluvial.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Floodplain Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbusto de 1.5 m de altura. Frutos maduros amarillentos.

Height: 1.5 m

Habit: Shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany