Collection Details

Species: Ferdinandusa guainiae Spruce ex K. Schum.

Rubiaceae Ferdinandusa guainiae Spruce ex K. Schum.
J. Huinga , Ethan Householder, Angel Balarezo Mozambite 49

Collection Date: 15 October 2008
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 5 November 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. Aguajal Mercedes.

DD Latitude: -12.695

DD Longitude: -69.4693

Coordinate uncertainty: 1000 m

Elevation: 200-250 m


Habitat Description: Mixed Mauritia flexuosa forest. Slighlty undulating terrain cut by perrenial seepages feeding swamp habitat. Water table at or near surface.

Soil Description: Soils variable, from pure sand in small spring channels to pure organic or fine loamy sand in deprresions.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree. Fruits dry, dehiscent capsules. Bark white and fissured. Morphospecies name: Rubiaceae 7.

Min. Height: 13 m

Min. DBH: 12 cm

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Mercedes

Project: Aguajal Project