Collection Details

Species: Asplundia ecuadoriensis

Cyclanthaceae Asplundia ecuadoriensis
J. P. Janovec , P. Centeno 2454

Collection Date: 11 October 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. From the stream, collected on the Castañal trail towards the airport.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Castañal.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Upland terrace forest, from sloped terrain to flat terrace.

Soil Description: Soil sandy, clay.

Habitat: Aerial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Epiphyte growing at 5 m on Annonaceae. Fruit green, immature.

Habit: Herb , Epiphyte

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany