Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP5E1202

Collection Date: 21 March 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 23 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 7.36m in height, DBH 6.8cm, trunk height to foliage 3.51m, crown height 3.85m, crown width 1.64m, OUTER BARK smooth, rough, with lenticels, FISSURES horizontal, broad, BARK black, dark brown, white, grey, CAMBIUM brown, light brown, green, WOOD brown, light brown, white, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 7.36 m

Max. DBH: 6.8 cm