Collection Details

Species: Buchenavia sp.jeh2505

Combretaceae Buchenavia sp.jeh2505
J. E. Householder , Amarildo Marques Coelho 2505

Collection Date: 5 April 2013
Determined By: J. E. Householder
Determination Date: 14 October 2013
Institution: INPA


Continent: South America

Country: Brazil

Region: Roraima

Subregion: Caracarai

Closest Town: Caracarai

Locality Description: Parque Nacional Viruá. Within grid system of ICMBio ecological station.

DD Latitude: 1.48678

DD Longitude: -61.0117

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Min. Elevation: 79 m


Habitat Description: Small forested swampy area surrounded by tall primary forest. Inundated year-long. Mauritia flexuosa co-dominant with Euterpre, Carapa, and Virola.

Soil Description: Inundated year-long. Mostly clayey with some organic build up. With hummock hill micro topography. Standing water colored orange from iron precipitation.

Habitat: Aguajal

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub to 2.5m. Leaves clustered on apex of short shoots. Leaf base with glands.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Viruá #3

Project: Aguajal Project