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
Name Verified on: 18-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Nov-2010
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

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

    • Brazil: Brazil - Acre, - Amazonas, - Ceara, - Maranhao, - Mato Grosso, - Para, - Piaui, - Amapa, - Rondonia, - Roraima, - Tocantins
    • 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
    • Western South America: Bolivia - Pando; Colombia; Ecuador - Morona-Santiago, - Napo, - Pastaza, - Sucumbios; Peru - Loreto, - Madre de Dios, - Pasco, - San Martin

References:

  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Duke, J. A. Handbook of Nuts. CRC Press. 1989 (Handb Nuts)
  • Encarnación, F. Nomenclatura de las especies forestales comunes en el Perú. 1983 (Trees Peru)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • 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)
  • Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. 2008 (L Venez ed2)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. 1993 (Trees Bolivia)
  • Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. 1932- (F Suriname)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)

Synonyms:

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.