Collection Details

Species: Lophopetalum torricellense Loes.

Celastraceae Lophopetalum torricellense Loes.
G.D. Weiblen WP5B1115

Collection Date: 11 October 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 14 November 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: Timber for house construction, TREE to 25m in height, DBH 20cm, trunk height to foliage 15.9m, crown height 9.1m, crown width 6m, OUTER BARK smooth, with lenticels, FISSURES vertical, horizontal, broad, narrow, BARK brown, light brown, white, green, CAMBIUM brown, light brown, WOOD dark brown, brown, light brown, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 25 m

Max. DBH: 20 cm