Virola

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Virola_sebifera (Wikipedia)

Virola sebifera
Virola sebifera.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Magnoliids
Order:Magnoliales
Family:Myristicaceae
Genus:Virola
Species:
V. sebifera
Binomial name
Virola sebifera
Synonyms
  • Myristica mocoa
  • Myrica ocuba
  • Myristica panamensis
  • Myristica sebifera (Aubl.) Sw.
  • Virola mocoa
  • Virola panamensis
  • Virola boliviensis
  • Virola uenezuelensis
  • Virola mycetis
  • Virola warburgii

Virola sebifera is a species of tree in the family Myristicaceae, from North and South America.

Virola (Wiktionary)

Italian

Etymology

From Latin viriola (little bracelet), diminutive of viria (bracelet), from Gaulish, from Proto-Celtic *wēros (crooked).

Noun

virola f (plural virole)

  1. ferrule

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin viriola (little bracelet), diminutive of viria (bracelet

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