Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP5C1246

Collection Date: 19 May 2007
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 25.75m in height, DBH 30.9cm, trunk height to foliage 8.45m, crown height 17.3m, crown width 10.2m, buttresses up to 1.42m, OUTER BARK flaky, with lenticels, FISSURES vertical, broad, BARK brown, green, CAMBIUM yellow, white, WOOD brown, yellow, LATEX white, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 25.75 m

Max. DBH: 30.9 cm