Collection Details

Species: GenIndet sp.jeh1061

Melastomataceae GenIndet sp.jeh1061
J. E. Householder 1850b

Collection Date: 9 September 2012
Determined By: J. E. Householder
Determination Date: 5 November 2013
Institution: INPA


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. Water level fluctuates up to 40cm probably.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub. Flowers purple-pink, with 5 petals. Fertile.

Max. Height: 1 m

Habit: Shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Maraca 4

Project: Aguajal Project