Collection Details

Species: Cyperus laxus Lam.

Cyperaceae Cyperus laxus Lam.
J. Huinga , Ethan Householder, Angel Balarezo Mozambite 91

Collection Date: 8 May 2009
Determined By: J.E. Householder
Determination Date: 8 May 2009
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 #8. 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: Herb. Morphospecies name: CYPER 3.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Mercedes

Project: Aguajal Project