Collection Details

Species: Syzygium gonatanthum (Diels) Merr. & L.M.Perry

Myrtaceae Syzygium gonatanthum (Diels) Merr. & L.M.Perry
G.D. Weiblen WP4C0873

Collection Date: 9 April 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 26 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: Posts for house framing, used for construction of small huts, TREE to 11.68m in height, DBH 8.5cm, trunk height to foliage 3.13m, crown height 8.55m, crown width 5.15m, stilt roots up to 0.7m, OUTER BARK smooth, rough, flaky, FISSURES broad, BARK black, dark brown, brown, light brown, white, grey, CAMBIUM black, dark brown, WOOD black, dark brown, brown, light brown, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 11.68 m

Max. DBH: 8.5 cm