Taxon: Virola koschnyi Warb.

Genus: Virola
Family: Myristicaceae
Nomen number: 401882
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 1:71. 1905
Name Verified on: 18-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Nov-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • banak  (Source: F Guat) - Spanish
  • cedrillo  (Source: F Guat) - Spanish
  • drago  (Source: F Guat) - Spanish
  • sangre  (Source: F Guat) - Spanish
  • freta dorada  (Source: F RPalenq) - Spanish (Ecuador)

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (as a source of plywood fide F Guat)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama


  • Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  • Dodson, C. H. & A. H. Gentry Flora of the Rio Palenque science center. 1978 (F RPalenq)
  • Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador)
  • Nelson, C. H. N. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Honduras. 2008 (L Honduras)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Virola koschnyi Warb. :

  • 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.