Collection Details

Species: Begonia glabra Aubl.

Begoniaceae Begonia glabra Aubl.
P. Centeno , J. P. Janovec 100

Collection Date: 24 November 2001
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 8 October 2005
Institution: BRIT


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 Palmeras.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Palmeras.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth, lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest, upper terrace dissected by stream watersheds, rolling.

Soil Description: Soil moist, sandy, clay.

Habitat: Terrestrial , Terra Firme Forest

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Trepadora a 4 m. Hojas carnosas. Inflorescencia mediana. Flores corolla-blanca con antera amarilla pequeños.

Habit: Liana

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany