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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, Venezuela

Virola cuspidata (Benth.) Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Spruce, R. [2512], Amazonas K000575123 isotype
Spruce, R. [1794], Amazonas K000575125 holotype
Spruce, R. [2512], Amazonas K000575126 holotype
Spruce, R. [1794], Amazonas K000575124 holotype

First published in Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 68: 176 (1897)

Not accepted by

  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Virola elongata.]

Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • WCVP (2021). World Checklist of Vascular Plants, version 2.0. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://wcvp.science.kew.org/ Retrieved 28 April 2021

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0