Collection Details

Species: Decaspermum sp.

Myrtaceae Decaspermum sp.
G.D. Weiblen GW982

Collection Date: 23 July 1997
Determined By: unknown
Determination Date: 23 July 1997
Institution: unknown


Continent: Australia

Country: Papua New Guinea

Region: Madang Province

Locality Description: Nr. Kaironk village.

DD Latitude: -5.21667

DD Longitude: 145.467

Max. Elevation: 1700 m


Habitat Description: Upper montane rainforest with dominant Nothofagus, 30-40 m canopy.

Botanical Data

Plant Notes: Tree to 16 m in height, 20 cm dbh; bark fissured, inner bark tan; leaves simple, opposite; fruit turning green turning purple, ovary inferior with persistent calyx, inflorescence cymose.

Max. Height: 16 m

Max. DBH: 20 cm

Other Data

Project: G.D. Weiblen Collection