Collection Details

Species: Clavija elliptica

Theophrastaceae Clavija elliptica
J. P. Janovec , P. Maceda, C. Nayahuacca, V. Yumbato 2006

Collection Date: 11 May 2001
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. Collections made in vicinity of the trail to Cocha Lobo, starting between the first and second cocha.

Locality Site Specific: Trocha Cocha Lobo.

DD Latitude: -12.57

DD Longitude: -70.1

Elevation: 270-270 m


Habitat Description: Old growth, lowland tropical to subtropical moist forest, lower terrace, younger floodplain, some areas seasonally inundated.

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

Habitat: Floodplain Forest , Terrestrial

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Small shrub 60 cm. Green fruit, immature.

Habit: Shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany