Collection Details

Species: Chaunochiton kappleu

Olacaceae Chaunochiton kappleu
J. P. Janovec , P. Centeno, P. Maceda 2551

Collection Date: 29 October 2001
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 31 January 2008
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. Southwest of the junction between the trail to the second mirador and the trail to the first Mirador. Primera altura.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Primer Mirador - Trocha Segundo Mirador.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth tropical to subtropical moist forest. Upper terrace and dissected terrain.

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

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree 35 m, 44 cm dbh. Bark spongy to corky, soft, blackish-gray. The wood reddish, grainy, oily, with malodor. Fruit with persistent wing-like calyx green when immature (for fresh) to brown when mature (or dry). Fruit green when immature, brown-black

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany