Collection Details

Species: Clavija tarapotana

Theophrastaceae Clavija tarapotana
A. P. Maceda 594

Collection Date: 21 April 2003
Determined By: E. B. Stahl
Determination Date: 1 May 2007
Institution: GU


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Manu Province

Closest Town: Puerto Maldonado

Locality Description: Los Amigos Biological Station, Madre de Dios River, ca. 7.0 km upriver from mouth of Río Los Amigos. Trocha Bajio 1363 m, a 4 m a la izquierda.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Bajio.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1


Habitat Description: Lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest. Low, young floodplain forest of Rio Los Amigos rising to forest on a ridge that leads to the high terrace forest. Trail undulating through young terraces rarely flooded dominated by Otoba parvifolia, to low

Soil Description: Soil moist to wet, sandy, alluvial.

Habitat: Floodplain Forest , Terrestrial

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Arbol de 5 m de altura. Frutos maduros de color anaranjado redondos.

Height: 5 m

Habit: Tree

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany