Collection Details

Species: Dioscorea pinedensis

Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea aff. pinedensis
J. P. Janovec , A. P. Maceda 2734

Collection Date: 21 August 2002
Determined By: L. Raz
Determination Date: 1 April 2003
Institution: NY


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 Castañal to east of aerodroma.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Castañal, to east of Aerodromo.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Upland terrace forest, from sloped terrain to flat terrace.

Soil Description: Soil sandy, clay.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Vine at 2 m. Fruit green.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany