Collection Details

Species: Philodendron solimoesense A. C. Sm.

Araceae Philodendron solimoesense C. A. Sm.
J. Huinga , Ethan Householder, Angel Balarezo Mozambite 195

Collection Date: 20 July 2009
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 22 November 2010
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Rio Bajo Madre de Dios - Northern magin of river several kilometer upriver of confluence of Rio Heath - Plot Boli #18. Aguajal Bolivia.

DD Latitude: -12.4343

DD Longitude: -68.6954

Elevation: 170-210 m


Habitat Description: Swamp habitat dominated by Mauritia flexuosa.

Soil Description: Soils paritially decomposed organic material to mucky; always dark, deep, and acidic. Completley saturated, water flow minimal.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Hemiepiphyte. Morphospecies name: PHILODENDRON BURSI.

Habit: Hemiepiphyte

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Bolivia

Project: Aguajal Project