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Taxon: Sextonia rubra (Mez) van der Werff

Genus: Sextonia
Family: Lauraceae
Nomen number: 418733
Place of publication: Novon 7:438. 1997
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Jun-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Jun-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber, as Ocotea rubra); wood (timber, as Ocotea rubra)

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Bolivar]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amapá, Maranhão, Pará]


  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. van der Werff, H. 1997. Sextonia, a new genus of Lauraceae from South America (Novon) 7:436-439.

Check other web resources for Sextonia rubra (Mez) van der Werff :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?418733. Accessed 24 April 2019.