Collection Details

Species: Cyathea pungens (Willd.) Domin

Cyatheaceae Cyathea pungens (Willd.) Domin
J. Huinga , Ethan Householder, Angel Balarezo Mozambite 176

Collection Date: 20 July 2009
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 25 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 #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: Herb. Morphospecies name: FERN B40B.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Bolivia

Project: Aguajal Project