Collection Details

Species: Astronia sp.

Melastomataceae Astronia sp.
G.D. Weiblen , Margaret Evans, Brus Isua, Saem Majneb GW1028

Collection Date: 24 July 1997
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 24 July 1997
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 dominant Nothofagus, 30-40 m canopy.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree to 6 m in height, 5 cm dbh; outer bark flakey, brown, inner bark yellow, aromatic; inflorescence terminal, cymose; calyx rusty-brown, petals white, ovary inferior; leaves opposite with prominent intermarginal veins, rusty-brown beneath; terminalia br

Max. Height: 6 m

Max. DBH: 5 cm

Other Data

Project: G.D. Weiblen Collection