Collection Details

Species: Clavija elliptica

Theophrastaceae Clavija elliptica
J. P. Janovec , C. Nayahuacca, & V. Yumbato 2058

Collection Date: 14 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. Trail from garden which leads to the cocha grande.

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: Shurb 1 m. Fruit yellow-orange

Habit: Shrub

Other Data

Research Site: Los Amigos Conservation Concession & Biological Station

Project: Los Amigos Botany