Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP2B0541

Collection Date: 6 May 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 23.8m in height, DBH 31.5cm, trunk height to foliage 11.3m, crown height 12.5m, crown width 5m, buttresses up to 0.58m, OUTER BARK flaky, with lenticels, FISSURES vertical, BARK dark brown, brown, CAMBIUM light brown, white, WOOD light brown, yellow, LATEX white, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 23.8 m

Max. DBH: 31.5 cm