Collection Details

Species: Calyptranthes speciosa

Myrtaceae Calyptranthes speciosa
J. Huinga , Ethan Householder, Angel Balarezo Mozambite 178

Collection Date: 20 July 2009
Determined By: J.E. Householder
Determination Date: 20 July 2009
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 #16. Aguajal Bolivia.

DD Latitude: -12.4336

DD Longitude: -68.694

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: Shrub. Morphospecies name: MYRTA B6.

Min. Height: 2 m

Min. DBH: 1 cm

Habit: Shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Bolivia

Project: Aguajal Project