Collection Details

Species: Begonia fischeri Schrank

Begoniaceae Begonia fischeri Schrank
A. P. Maceda 285

Collection Date: 29 November 2002
Determined By: A. K. Neill
Determination Date: 8 October 2005
Institution: BRIT


Continent: South America

Country: Peru

Region: Madre de Díos

Subregion: Manu

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 Aguajal, 1500 m.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Aguajal

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Palm swamp, wetland, transition from flooded forest on bank through mixed forest to Mauritia dominated shrublands to open wet grassland with sporadic shrubs and Mauritia adults.

Soil Description: Saturated soil, high in organic matter, dark.

Habitat: Aquatic , Aguajal Wetland

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Hierba 80 cm de altura. Flores blancas y en el medio amarillo.

Habit: Herb

Other Data

Research Site: Aguajal Los Amigos - CICRA

Project: Aguajal Project