Collection Details

Species: Areca catechu L.

Arecaceae Areca catechu L.
G.D. Weiblen WS3B1213


Collection Date: 13 October 2006
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 21 July 2007
Institution: LAE

Locality

Continent: Australia

Country: Papua New Guinea

Region: Madang

Closest Town: Wannang

DD Latitude: -5.23088

DD Longitude: 145.182

Min. Elevation: 115 m

Habitat

Habitat Description: Secondary lowland rainforest.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Nuts are eaten with lime and Piperaceae, PALM to 4.57m in height, DBH 6.1cm, trunk height to foliage 2.57m, crown height 2m, crown width 1.75m, OUTER BARK smooth, BARK green, CAMBIUM light brown, WOOD light brown, LATEX absent, from 1 ha plot.

Max. Height: 4.57 m

Max. DBH: 6.1 cm