Collection Details

Species: Heisteria spruceana Engl.

Olacaceae Heisteria spruceana Engl.
J. P. Janovec , P. Centeno 2464

Collection Date: 12 October 2001
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 7 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. Collected along trocha Trompeteros and from the beginning of trocha Trompetero along trocha Castañal and trocha to the Plataform.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Trompetero.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth tropical to subtropical moist forest. Upper terrace, dissected by streams.

Soil Description: Soil dark, sandy, poor, well-drained.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree 15 m. Calyx bract red-pink. Fruit greenish-white, immature. Collected along Trocha Trompetero.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany