Virola peruviana

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Virola peruviana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Myristicaceae
Genus: Virola
Species: V. peruviana
Binomial name
Virola peruviana
Warb.

Virola peruviana is a species of tree in the Myristicaceae family. It is found in Brazil (Amazonas, Pará), Colombia, Ecuador and Peru.[1] It grows to a height of about 35 m (100 ft).[1] The fruit is ellipsoidal, 14-24 mm long and 11-23 mm in diameter, forming groups of about 5 to 15.[1]

Varieties

  • Virola peruviana var. tomentosa Warb., 1897

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Plantes et botanique : Virola peruviana". www.plantes-botanique.be. Retrieved 2008-04-30. 
      
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