Collection Details

Species: Heisteria spruceana Engl.

Olacaceae Heisteria spruceana Engl.
A. P. Maceda 19

Collection Date: 23 September 2002
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 7 September 2005
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Manu Province

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Los Amigos Biological Station, Madre de Dios River, ca. 7.0 km upriver from mouth of Río Los Amigos. Trocha Trompetero.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Trompetero.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth tropical to subtropical moist forest. Upper terrace, dissected by streams.

Soil Description: Soil dark, sandy, poor, well-drained.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbol 15 m de altura, con tallo muy duro. Frutos rosados.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany