Collection Details

Species: Helicia sp.

Proteaceae Helicia sp.
G.D. Weiblen , Margaret Evans, Brus Isua, Saem Majneb GW1000

Collection Date: 23 July 1997
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 23 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: Small tree to 3 m in height, 2 cm dbh; inflorescence a pendulous raceme; pink corolla 2 cm long, recoiling, strong honey scent, 4 stamens, 4 petals; leaves spiral, simple, entire.

Max. Height: 3 m

Max. DBH: 2 cm

Other Data

Project: G.D. Weiblen Collection