Collection Details

Species: Buchenavia macrophylla Eichler

Combretaceae Buchenavia macrophylla
J. E. Householder , Angel Balarezo Mozambite, Javier Huinga Maceda 774a

Collection Date: 20 July 2009
Determined By: J.E. Householder
Determination Date: 20 July 2009
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Rio Bajo Madre de Dios - Northern magin of river several kilometer upriver of confluence of Rio Heath - Plot Boli #12. Aguajal Bolivia.

DD Latitude: -12.4445

DD Longitude: -68.6944

Elevation: 170-210 m


Habitat Description: Swamp habitat dominated by Mauritia flexuosa.

Soil Description: Soils paritially decomposed organic material to mucky; always dark, deep, and acidic. Completley saturated, water flow minimal.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree. Glands. Sympodial branching, whorled.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Bolivia

Project: Aguajal Project