Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP2A0448

Collection Date: 5 April 2006
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: unknown
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 12.14m in height, DBH 8cm, trunk height to foliage 6.64m, crown height 5.5m, crown width 2.6m, buttresses up to 0.2m, OUTER BARK rough, with lenticels, FISSURES vertical, narrow, BARK dark brown, brown, light brown, grey, CAMBIUM dark brown, brown, WOOD brown, light brown, cream, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 12.14 m

Max. DBH: 8 cm