Collection Details

Variety: Lecointea peruviana var. peruviana

Fabaceae Lecointea peruviana var. peruviana
J. P. Janovec , P. Centeno, P. Maceda 2595

Collection Date: 1 November 2001
Determined By: G. P. Lewis
Determination Date: 4 January 2007
Institution: K


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. Around the 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. Fruit light green before maturity. At maturity (on ground), soft and white, and quite tasty!

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany