Collection Details

Species: Picramnia latifolia

Picramniaceae Picramnia latifolia
J. P. Janovec , P. Centeno 2490

Collection Date: 13 October 2001
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 31 January 2008
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Manu

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. Collected from Pltaform trail to cocha by trocha Don Pedro. Collected by canoe from margin of cocha at small islands.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Pozo Don Pedro.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Mauritia palm swamp, wetland, with open lake of tannin-rich water, grass islands floating about.

Soil Description: Soil wet, dark.

Habitat: Aquatic , Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub 3.5 m. Fruit orange to yellow-orange hanging in racemes. Collected along trail to the platform.

Habit: Shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Los Amigos - CICRA

Project: Aguajal Project