Discover the Mystical Properties of Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis (Cumala / Baboonwood)
Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis, commonly known as Cumala or Baboonwood, is a species of flowering plant native to the South American rainforest. It belongs to the Myristicaceae family, which also includes nutmeg. This medium-sized tree has glossy, dark green leaves and clusters of tiny yellow flowers that emit a pungent odor.
Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis is found in Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panama, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela. It is also naturalized in the Caribbean. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, and heavily degraded former forest. Unfortunately, it is threatened by habitat loss.
Features of Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis
- Medium-sized tree
- Glossy, dark green leaves
- Clusters of tiny yellow flowers
- Pungent odor
- Ellipsoidal to subglobular fruits
Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis can grow up to 25-40 meters tall. The leaves are 10-22 cm long and 2-5 cm wide. The fruits are ellipsoidal to subglobular, measuring about 13-21 mm long and 11-18 mm in diameter.
Unlock the Mystical Properties of Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis
Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis has been used by indigenous tribes for centuries for its mystical properties. It is believed to have powerful healing properties and can induce a state of heightened awareness and spiritual connection. The bark and resin of the tree are used in traditional shamanic ceremonies to induce visions and connect with the spirit world.
If you are looking to explore the mystical properties of Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis, look no further than the Wisdom of Plants Institute. Our products are ethically sourced and sustainably harvested to ensure the preservation of this sacred plant. Order now and experience the magic of Virola Calophylla / Surinamensis for yourself.