Collection Details

Species: Memecylon torricellensis

Melastomataceae Memecylon torricellensis
G.D. Weiblen TP574

Collection Date: 31 July 1996
Determined By: W. Takeuchi & P. Stevens
Determination Date: 20 January 1997
Institution: unknown


Continent: Australia

Country: Papua New Guinea

Region: Simbu Province

Locality Description: O-Pio 1 ha plot, block 24, Crater Mountain Wildlife Management Area.

DD Latitude: -6.78861

DD Longitude: 145.037

Max. Elevation: 550 m


Habitat Description: Primary lowland mixed evergreen hill forest, 30-45 m canopy.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree 11 m in height, 14.7 cm dbh, bark white and tan, peeling, and flaky, cambium thin and pink.

Max. Height: 11 m

Max. DBH: 14.7 cm

Other Data

Project: G.D. Weiblen Collection