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Virola gardneri (nutmeg)

Synonyms: Myristica gardneri; Myristica officinalis; Palala gardneri

Attributes

Allergen Potential [1]  High
Leaf Type [2]  Evergreen
Lifespan [3]  Perennial
Structure [2]  Tree

Predators

Aburria jacutinga (Black-fronted piping guan)[4]
Baryphthengus ruficapillus (Rufous-capped Motmot)[5]
Ceroplastes rubens (pink wax scale)[6]
Euzophera osseatella[7]
Greeniella javanensis[6]
Greeniella ramosa[6]
Howardia biclavis (mining scale)[8]
Lecanodiaspis malaboda[6]
Paralecanium quadratum[6]
Plodia interpunctella (Indian meal moth)[7]
Pseudaonidia corbetti[6]
Pseudaulacaspis barberi[6]
Pseudaulacaspis cockerelli (false oleander scale)[6]
Pseudococcus cryptus (citriculus mealybug)[6]
Pyroderus scutatus (Red-ruffed Fruitcrow)[9]
Ramphastos vitellinus (Channel-billed Toucan)[10]
Selenidera maculirostris (Spot-billed Toucanet)[10]

Distribution

Caribbean;

Photos

Citations

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1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
3USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
4Ecology and conservation of the jacutinga Pipile jacutinga in the Atlantic forest of Brazil, Mauro Galetti, Paulo Martuscelli, Fábio Olmos and Alexandre Aleixo, Biological Conservation Volume 82, Issue 1, October 1997, Pages 31-39
5del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
6Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
7HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
8Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
9Frugivory in cotingas of the Atlantic Forest of southeast Brazil, Marco A. Pizo, Wesley R. Silva, Mauro Galetti, Rudi Laps, Ararajuba 10 (2): 177-185
10Frugivory by Toucans (Ramphastidae) at Two Altitudes in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil, Mauro Galetti, Rudi Laps and Marco A. Pizo, BIOTROPICA 32(4b): 842-850 (2000)
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