Collection Details

Species: Scleria mitis Berg

Cyperaceae Scleria mitis Berg
J. Huinga , Ethan Householder, Angel Balarezo Mozambite 170

Collection Date: 20 July 2009
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 19 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 #8. Aguajal Bolivia.

DD Latitude: -12.4411

DD Longitude: -68.6942

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. Roots long, deep red. Sheath is open. Stem reddish, fading to green. Morphospecies name: CYPER B17.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Bolivia

Project: Aguajal Project