Collection Details

Species: Drymonia candida Hanst.

Gesneriaceae Drymonia candida Hanst.
J. Huinga , Ethan Householder, Angel Balarezo Mozambite 148

Collection Date: 10 June 2009
Determined By: J. P. Janovec
Determination Date: 27 October 2010
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Tambopata

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Rio Madre de Dios, northern margin. One km down river from communidad Lagarto - Plot Lag #22. Aguajal Lagarto.

DD Latitude: -12.6394

DD Longitude: -69.7805

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: Herb. Fuzzy leaves. Morphospecies name: GESNERIACEAE.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Lagarto

Project: Aguajal Project