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This species is accepted, and its native range is Brazil (SE. Bahia to Minas Gerais).
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast

Virola officinalis Warb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1937 Martius [650], Brazil K000575146 syntype
Jan 1, 1937 Martius [650], Brazil K000575147 syntype

First published in Nova Acta Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. German. Nat. Cur. 68: 228 (1897)

Accepted by

  • Rodrigues, W.A. (2010). Flora da Bahia: Myristicaceae Sitientibus Sérrie Ciências Biológicas 10: 138-146.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Rodrigues, W.A. (2010). Flora da Bahia: Myristicaceae Sitientibus Sérrie Ciências Biológicas 10: 138-146.

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