Virola peruviana

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Virola peruviana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: 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[edit]

  • Virola peruviana var. tomentosa Warb., 1897

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Plantes et botanique : Virola peruviana". www.plantes-botanique.be. Retrieved 2008-04-30.