Bocoa viridiflora    (Ducke) Cowan, Caesalpiniaceae

Vernacular names

Origin(Observations)Vernacular nameObservations
Pilot nameFor Tradewamara 
Most used namedIn French Guyanaboco 
Brasil muira jiboia 
Guyana womara 
Surinam ijzerhart 
Paramaka aye udu 
Ndjuka aye udu 
Aluku, Boni aye udu 
Creole boco 
Kalin'a ariyana'ë 
Wayampi tunu'i 

Samples of EcoFoG work collection: Cayenne Herbarium: Virtual Tree Guide of the Guianas: Central French Guiana Database: The International Plant Names Index :

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Last update on 2/28/2011