Collection Details

Species: Meliosma herbertii Rolfe

Sabiaceae Meliosma herbertii Rolfe
A. P. Maceda 46

Collection Date: 1 October 2002
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 10 October 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 Plataforma.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Plataforma.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth, lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest, upper terrace, flat terrain.

Soil Description: Poor soil, moist, sandy-loam with some clay content.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbol 15 m de altura. Frutos immaduros redondos.

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany