Collection Details

Species: Ardisia guianensis (Aubl.) Mez

Myrsinaceae Ardisia guianensis (Aubl.) Mez
J. P. Janovec , P. Maceda, C. Nayahuacca, V. Yumbato 2020

Collection Date: 11 May 2001
Determined By: J. Ricketson
Determination Date: 28 August 2006
Institution: MO


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. Collections made after first small cocha.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Cocha Lobo.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth, lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest, lower terrace, younger floodplain, some areas seasonally inundated.

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

Habitat: Terrestrial , Floodplain Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree 3 m. Immature fruit green to red with dark punctations. Mature fruit dark purple blue to blackish. GenIndet sp. 8

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany