Collection Details

Species: Chrysochlamys membranacea Triana & Planch.

Clusiaceae Chrysochlamys membranacea Triana
J. Huinga , Ethan Householder, Angel Balarezo Mozambite 107

Collection Date: 8 May 2009
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 25 October 2010
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Careterra Cusco Km 37.5 - Comunidad Mercedes - Plot Merc #9. Aguajal Mercedes.

DD Latitude: -12.695

DD Longitude: -69.4693

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Elevation: 200-250 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: Shrublet to 1m. Slight yellow latex.

Habit: Shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Mercedes

Project: Aguajal Project