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Taxon: Myristica calophylla Spruce

Synonym of Virola calophylla (Spruce) Warb.

Genus: Myristica
Family: Myristicaceae
Nomen number: 462027
Place of publication: J. Proc. Linn. Soc., Bot. 5:4. 1861
Link to protologue:
Comment: the valid publication of this name is questionable, as Spruce provides minimal description, distinguishing the branches as "simply pinnate" from another species that has bipinnate branches and indicating "large leaves, 16 inches long."
Name Verified on: 18-Nov-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 Note: treats as nom. nud.
  2. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador. Note: treats as nom. nud.
  3. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press

Check other web resources for Myristica calophylla Spruce :

  • 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=462027. Accessed 22 November 2019.