Collection Details

Species: Scleria sp. Jeh1257

Cyperaceae Scleria sp. Jeh1257
J. E. Householder 1207b

Collection Date: 15 October 2011
Determined By: J. E. Householder
Determination Date: 15 October 2013
Institution: INPA


Continent: South America

Country: Brazil

Region: Roraima

Subregion: Boa Vista

Closest Town: Boa Vista

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

DD Latitude: 3.04026

DD Longitude: -60.7976

Coordinate uncertainty: 100 m

Elevation: 85-85 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. Plot #325. Open, sunny habitat recently burned.

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

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Herb. Fertile.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Ronaldo

Project: Aguajal Project