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Taxon: Virola surinamensis (Rol. ex Rottb.) Warb.

 
Genus: Virola
Family: Myristicaceae
Nomen number: 41806
Place of publication: Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 68:208. 1897
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: oil/fat (source of Ucahuba or Ucuiba butter fide Handb Nuts)
  • Materials: wood (fide Trees Peru, F VenGuay)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Martinique, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Apure, Bolivar, Amazonas, Anzoategui, Aragua, Barinas, Monagas, Sucre, Federal District, Delta Amacuro]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amazonas, Ceará, Maranhão, Mato Grosso, Pará, Piauí, Amapá, Rondônia, Roraima, Tocantins]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Pando] Colombia, Ecuador, [Morona Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbíos] Peru [Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martín]


References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Duke, J. A. 1989. Handbook of Nuts CRC Press.
  4. Encarnación, F. 1983. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú Note: Documento de Trabajo no. 7, Proyecto PNUD/FAO/PER/81/002, Lima, Peru
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  8. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. 2003-. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica
  9. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  10. Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezuela.
  11. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  12. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75
  13. Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. 1932-. Flora of Suriname.
  16. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press

Check other web resources for Virola surinamensis (Rol. ex Rottb.) 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.
  • 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?id=41806. Accessed 13 November 2019.