Collection Details

Species: Machaerium sp.

Fabaceae Machaerium sp.
J. P. Janovec , C. Nayahuacca, & V. Yumbato 2139

Collection Date: 16 May 2001
Determined By: G. P. Lewis
Determination Date: 2 January 2007
Institution: K


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata Province

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Río Los Amigos watershed. Río Amiguillos. From ACA Camp (Mapa), went upriver, collecting.Then went 1/2 hour downriver and made a 1.5 hour trip upriver, stopped at old logging camps. Along riverside and in floodplain forest.

Locality Site Specific: Los Amigos River watershed. Rio Amiguillos - Rio Mapa.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 250-250 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Dissected terrain, river bank and floodplain vegetation.

Soil Description: Soil sandy, clay.

Habitat: Terrestrial

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Liana. Growing along river at 6 m. Young fruit green.

Habit: Liana

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany