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:
Typification:
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

Synonyms:

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 [Amazonas, Anzoategui, Apure, Aragua, Barinas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro, Federal District, Monagas, Sucre]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Ceara, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Para, Piaui, Rondonia, Roraima, Tocantins]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, [Pando] Colombia, Ecuador, [Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Sucumbios] Peru [Loreto, Madre de Dios, Pasco, San Martin]


References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  4. Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  6. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  7. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Hammel, B. E. et al., eds. Manual de plantas de Costa Rica. 2003- (Man CostaR)
  9. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  10. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  13. Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  14. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  15. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  16. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=41806. Accessed 26 April 2018.