Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP3B0587

Collection Date: 27 June 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 21 September 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 18.24m in height, DBH 20.4cm, trunk height to foliage 7.45m, crown height 10.79m, crown width 5.36m, buttresses up to 0.5m, OUTER BARK rough, with lenticels, FISSURES broad, BARK black, dark brown, brown, grey, CAMBIUM brown, light brown, WOOD dark brown, brown, light brown, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 18.24 m

Max. DBH: 20.4 cm