Collection Details

Species: Saurauia scaberrima

Actinidiaceae Saurauia scaberrima
G.D. Weiblen GW582

Collection Date: 12 July 1995
Determined By: P. Katik
Determination Date: 1 August 1995
Institution: unknown


Continent: Australia

Country: Papua New Guinea

Region: Madang Province

Locality Description: Nr. Kaironk village.

DD Latitude: -5.21667

DD Longitude: 144.467

Max. Elevation: 1700 m


Habitat Description: Upper montane rainforest with Nothofagus, 20-30 m canopy.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree to 12 m in height, 15 cm dbh, white petals, brownish bracts; local name "gonk", sap used to treat fungal infections. Digital image.

Max. Height: 12 m

Max. DBH: 15 cm

Other Data

Project: G.D. Weiblen Collection