Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP3E0756

Collection Date: 21 September 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 9.25m in height, DBH 15.6cm, trunk height to foliage 4.35m, crown height 4.9m, crown width 3.3m, OUTER BARK rough, FISSURES broad, BARK black, dark brown, brown, CAMBIUM light brown, orange, yellow, white, WOOD black, light brown, orange, yellow, white, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 9.25 m

Max. DBH: 15.6 cm