Collection Details

Species: Gurania insolita Cogn.

Cucurbitaceae Gurania insolita Cogn.
A. P. Maceda 24

Collection Date: 24 September 2002
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 1 October 2006
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. Trohca Huangana, 1510 m.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Huangana.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth, lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest, upper terrace dissected by stream watersheds, rolling.

Soil Description: Soil sandy, poor, well-drained, with clay.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Liana colectado de 10 m de altura. Flores anaranjadas. Frutos en forma de peponíllos verdes.

Habit: Liana

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany