Collection Details

Species: Gnetum sp. Jeh1239

Gnetaceae Gnetum sp. Jeh1239
J. E. Householder 1239

Collection Date: 15 October 2011
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
Institution: unknown


Continent: South America

Country: Brazil

Region: Roraima

Subregion: Boa Vista

Closest Town: Boa Vista

Locality Description: Along BR-174 50km north of Boa Vista.

DD Latitude: 3.2856

DD Longitude: -60.7703

Coordinate uncertainty: 100 m

Min. Elevation: 85 m


Habitat Description: Vereda forming headwaters of igarape. Canopy dominant is Mauritia flexuosa. Seepages along topographic depression maintain substrate saturated year around. Water level flucuation relatively stable (< 1.5m) where Mauritia flexuosa dominates.

Soil Description: Saturated organic soils. Peats to approximately 2m.

Habitat: Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Shrub. Very dry leaves. Yellow inner bark. Sterile.

Habit: Shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Ronaldo

Project: Aguajal Project