Collection Details

Species: Aceratium oppositifolium DC.

Elaeocarpaceae Aceratium oppositifolium DC.
G.D. Weiblen WP3E0774

Collection Date: 20 September 2006
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 8.75m in height, DBH 6.5cm, trunk height to foliage 4.43m, crown height 4.32m, crown width 5.65m, OUTER BARK smooth, rough, FISSURES broad, BARK dark brown, white, CAMBIUM light brown, WOOD light brown, white, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 8.75 m

Max. DBH: 6.5 cm