Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP1B0079

Collection Date: 20 March 2006
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 21 July 2007
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 10.45m in height, DBH 7.4cm, trunk height to foliage 5.3m, crown height 5.15m, crown width 2.3m, buttresses up to 0.1m, OUTER BARK smooth, with lenticels, FISSURES vertical, narrow, BARK brown, CAMBIUM brown, light brown, WOOD dark brown, light brown, yellow, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 10.45 m

Max. DBH: 7.4 cm