Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP1A0025

Collection Date: 10 March 2006
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 16 January 2008
Institution: LAE


Continent: Australia

Country: Papua New Guinea

Region: Madang

Closest Town: Wannang

DD Latitude: -5.23088

DD Longitude: 145.182

Min. Elevation: 115 m


Habitat Description: Primary lowland rainforest.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Leaves used as poison for killing fish, fruits are edible, TREE to 22.9m in height, DBH 27.6cm, trunk height to foliage 7m, crown height 15.9m, crown width 8.6m, buttresses up to 1.5m, OUTER BARK with lenticels, BARK brown, CAMBIUM brown, white, green, WOOD brown, yellow, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 22.9 m

Max. DBH: 27.6 cm