Collection Details

Species: Asplundia gamotepala Harling

Cyclanthaceae Asplundia gamotepala Harling
J. P. Janovec , R. Yumbato 2521

Collection Date: 26 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. Trocha a Cocha Lobo to trocha Bajio, to first Mirador.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Bajio.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Low, young floodplain forest of Rio Los Amigos rising to forest on a ridge that leads to the high terrace forest. Trail undulating through young terraces rarely flooded dominated by Otoba parvifolia, to low

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

Habitat: Terrestrial , Floodplain Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb, 2 m maximum height. Infructescence green, between leaves. Growing on very steep slope of Trocha Bajio.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany