Collection Details

Genus: Ormosia

Fabaceae Ormosia
J. E. Householder 2208

Collection Date: 27 November 2012
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 30 November 1
Institution: unknown


Continent: South America

Country: Brazil

Region: Amazonas

Subregion: Presidente Figueiredo

Closest Town: Presidente Figueiredo

Locality Description: Rio Uatumã near the Balbina water reservoir. On the road towards the ATTO climate research station site.

DD Latitude: -2.18394

DD Longitude: -59.0193

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Min. Elevation: 35 m


Habitat Description: White sand heath forest (campina) along a hydrological gradient. Sheet flooding common in the rainy season due to a flucturating water table that reaches the surface. Wettest areas are dominated by Mauritia carana.

Soil Description: Deep white sands with some organic build up in the wettest areas.

Habitat: Campina

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree. Seeds bright red. Innerbark orange.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Uatumã campina

Project: Aguajal Project