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

Native to:

Belize, Costa Rica, Honduras, Nicaragua

Recorded in error in:

Peru

Virola multiflora (Standl.) A.C.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Schipp, W.A. [279], Belize K000575118 isotype

First published in Brittonia 2: 499 (1938)

Accepted by

  • Correa A., Mireya D. Galdames, Carmen Correa A., M. D., C. Galdames & M. S. de Stapf (2004). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de Panamá: 1-599. Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute.
  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (eds.) (2007). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, volumen VI, Dicotyledóneas (Haloragaceae-Phytolaccaceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 111: 1-933. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Santamaría-Aguilar, D., Aguilar, R. & Lagomarisno, L.P. (2019). A taxonomic synopsis of Virola (Myristicaceae) in Mesoamerica, including six new species PhytoKeys 134: 1-82.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Hammel, B.E. & al. (eds.) (2007). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica, volumen VI, Dicotyledóneas (Haloragaceae-Phytolaccaceae) Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 111: 1-933. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
  • Santamaría-Aguilar, D., Aguilar, R. & Lagomarisno, L.P. (2019). A taxonomic synopsis of Virola (Myristicaceae) in Mesoamerica, including six new species PhytoKeys 134: 1-82.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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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