Collection Details

Species: Pangium edule

Achariaceae Pangium edule
G.D. Weiblen WP5E1265

Collection Date: 26 April 2007
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 26 April 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 18.8m in height, DBH 15.4cm, trunk height to foliage 13.1m, crown height 5.7m, crown width 6m, stilt roots up to 0.23m, OUTER BARK rough, with lenticels, FISSURES broad, BARK black, dark brown, brown, light brown, grey, CAMBIUM dark brown, brown, light brown, WOOD dark brown, brown, light brown, yellow, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 18.8 m

Max. DBH: 15.4 cm