Collection Details

Species: Dioscorea sp.jeh2779

Dioscoreaceae Dioscorea sp.jeh2779
J. E. Householder , Amarildo Marques Coelho 2779

Collection Date: 5 April 2013
Determined By: J. E. Householder
Determination Date: 16 October 2013
Institution: INPA


Continent: South America

Country: Brazil

Region: Roraima

Subregion: Caracarai

Closest Town: Caracarai

Locality Description: Parque Nacional Viruá, estrado perdida near BR 174.

DD Latitude: 1.48688

DD Longitude: -61.0114

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Min. Elevation: 32 m


Habitat Description: Small waterlogged depression surrounded by tall terra firme forest. Mauritia flexuosa co-dominant with Virola, Diospirus, and a species of Lecythidaceae. Dense shrub layer.

Soil Description: Substrates of permanantly inundated areas peat (10-30cm) or peaty clay. Substrates of seasonally inundated areas clay. Hill-hummock topography.

Habitat: Aguajal

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Vine. Sterile.

Habit: Vine

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Viruá #3

Project: Aguajal Project