Collection Details

Species: Syzygium fastigatum (Bl.) Merr. & L.M.Perry

Myrtaceae Syzygium fastigatum (Bl.) Merr. & L.M.Perry
G.D. Weiblen WP3A0559

Collection Date: 17 July 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 18 December 2009
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: Timber for house construction, digging stick for planting taro and yams, posts for house framing, TREE to 15.73m in height, DBH 10.9cm, trunk height to foliage 8.6m, crown height 7.13m, crown width 4.55m, buttresses up to 0.25m, OUTER BARK smooth, rough, flaky, FISSURES broad, BARK black, dark brown, brown, light brown, grey, green, CAMBIUM dark brown, brown, WOOD dark brown, brown, light brown, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 15.73 m

Max. DBH: 10.9 cm