Collection Details

Species: Aceratium oppositifolium DC.

Elaeocarpaceae Aceratium oppositifolium DC.
G.D. Weiblen WP3B0588

Collection Date: 23 June 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 22 September 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: Used for constructing small huts, TREE to 8.42m in height, DBH 6.7cm, trunk height to foliage 6.1m, crown height 2.32m, crown width 2.83m, OUTER BARK rough, with lenticels, FISSURES broad, BARK black, dark brown, brown, grey, CAMBIUM light brown, green, WOOD brown, light brown, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 8.42 m

Max. DBH: 6.7 cm