Collection Details

Species: Apteria sp. Jeh1300

Burmanniaceae Apteria sp. Jeh1300
J. E. Householder 1300

Collection Date: 15 October 2011
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: South America

Country: Brazil

Region: Roraima

Subregion: Boa Vista

Closest Town: Boa Vista

Locality Description: Along BR-174 50km north of Boa Vista.

DD Latitude: 3.27999

DD Longitude: -60.7816

Coordinate uncertainty: 100 m

Min. Elevation: 85 m


Habitat Description: Vereda forming headwaters of igarape. Canopy dominant is Mauritia flexuosa. Seepages along topographic depression maintain substrate saturated year around. Water level flucuation relatively stable (< 1.5m) where Mauritia flexuosa dominates.

Soil Description: Saturated organic soils. Peats to approximately 2m.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb. Leafless herb. Flowers tubular, light purple. Fertile.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Ronaldo

Project: Aguajal Project