Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP1D0138

Collection Date: 16 June 2006
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 22 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 15.05m in height, DBH 14.8cm, trunk height to foliage 11.3m, crown height 3.75m, crown width 2.4m, OUTER BARK rough, with lenticels, FISSURES horizontal, broad, BARK black, dark brown, brown, light brown, CAMBIUM brown, light brown, orange, WOOD brown, orange, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 15.05 m

Max. DBH: 14.8 cm