Collection Details

Species: Syzygium branderhorstii Lauterb.

Myrtaceae Syzygium branderhorstii Lauterb.
G.D. Weiblen WP4D0763

Collection Date: 20 March 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 18 December 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: Timber for house construction, digging stick for planting taro and yams, posts for house framing, TREE to 31.12m in height, DBH 52.1cm, trunk height to foliage 22.88m, crown height 8.24m, crown width 10.18m, buttresses up to 2.75m, OUTER BARK smooth, rough, flaky, with lenticels, FISSURES broad, BARK black, dark brown, brown, light brown, white, grey, CAMBIUM dark brown, brown, red, WOOD black, dark brown, brown, light brown, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 31.12 m

Max. DBH: 52.1 cm