Collection Details

Species: Machaerium sp. Jeh1722

Fabaceae Machaerium sp. Jeh1722
J. E. Householder 1722

Collection Date: 4 September 2012
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: South America

Country: Brazil

Region: Roraima

Subregion: Amajari

Closest Town: Boa Vista

Locality Description: Maracá Biological Station. Located on savanna-forest transition.

DD Latitude: 3.37611

DD Longitude: -61.4358

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Elevation: 100-150 m


Habitat Description: Small Mauritia-dominated wetland embedded within terra firme forest matrix. Along small igarapé following topographic lows.

Soil Description: Mostly sandy with small amount of peat accumulation. Small hummock-hill topography where plants occur on small islands of raised soil.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Liana. Spines on trunks. Latex copious and bright red. Sterile.

Max. Height: 20 m

Habit: Liana

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Maraca 1

Project: Aguajal Project