Collection Details

Species: Mendoncia velloziana (Mart.) Nees

Acanthaceae Mendoncia velloziana (Mart.) Nees
A. P. Maceda 420

Collection Date: 23 January 2003
Determined By: T. F. Daniel
Determination Date: 31 December 2005
Institution: CAS


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 Carretera, 730 m.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Carretera.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Secondary vegetation along edges of man-made road trail.

Soil Description: Soil moist, sandy, clay.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Liana 3 m de altura. Flores rojas, calice anaranjado.

Habit: Liana

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany