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 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber, as Ocotea rubra)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil Amapa, Maranhao, Para
    • Caribbean: Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad
    • Northern South America: French Guiana ; Guyana ; Suriname ; Venezuela Bolivar


  • Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  • 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.