Collection Details

Species: Jacaratia digitata (Poepp. & Endl.) Solms

Caricaceae Jacaratia digitata (Poepp. & Endl.) Solms
J. P. Janovec , P. Centeno, P. Maceda 2567

Collection Date: 30 October 2001
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 8 October 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. Trail to Cocha Lobo and the old logging road.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Cocha Lobo - Old Logging Road.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth, lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest, lower terrace, younger floodplain, some areas seasonally inundated.

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

Habitat: Terrestrial , Floodplain Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree 20 m. Trunk and branches with thorns. Fruit young, green, with white longitudinal lines along angles.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany