Collection Details

Species: Smilax schomburgkiana Kunth.

Smilacaceae Smilax schomburgkiana Kunth.
J. P. Janovec , P. Maceda, C. Nayahuacca, V. Yumbato 1869

Collection Date: 5 May 2001
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 8 September 2005
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 Plataforma, between 1075 m and the junction with Trocha Castañal.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Plataforma.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth, lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest, upper terrace, flat terrain.

Soil Description: Poor soil, moist, sandy-loam with some clay content.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Liana at 15 m. Fruits red-orange when mature. Stems with spines.

Habit: Liana

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany