Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP3C0636

Collection Date: 3 April 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 23 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 6.16m in height, DBH 12.4cm, trunk height to foliage 1.72m, crown height 4.44m, crown width 3.46m, OUTER BARK rough, with lenticels, FISSURES horizontal, broad, BARK black, dark brown, grey, CAMBIUM brown, light brown, WOOD brown, light brown, white, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 6.16 m

Max. DBH: 12.4 cm