Collection Details

Species: Virola flexuosa A. C. Smith

Myristicaceae Virola flexuosa A. C. Smith
A. P. Maceda 27

Collection Date: 24 September 2002
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 31 January 2008
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. Colectado de la Plataforma.

Locality Site Specific: Plataforma.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Extending from high terrace to canopy of Brazil nut tree. Collections made of trees growing along bank and in the lowland floodplain adjacent to a Mauritia palm swamp.

Soil Description: Soil moist, sandy, clay.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbol 25 m de altura, con latex transparente-roja. Muy pocas hojas. Flores y botones blancas.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany