Habitat study of Styphelia abnormis (Sond.) J.J.Smith. in Manitalu Hill, East Waigeo Nature Reserve, Waigeo Island, West Papua
Styphelia abnormis (Sond.) J.J. Smith is a member of family Epacridaceae that grows in East Waigeo Nature Reserve (Cagar Alam Waigeo Timur). An inventory was done using 30 sampling plots of 2 x 2 m2. The results were: density 2.375 per m2 and presence 90%. This species grew as a shrub on ultramafic soil in open hilly areas at 50-80 above sea level (a sl). Styphelia abnormis is a plant species that can grow on ultramafic soil in East Waigeo NR.
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Key words: Styphelia abnormis, habitat, East Waigeo Nature Reserve (Cagar Alam Waigeo Timur).