Taxon: Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni

Genus: Pouteria
Family: Sapotaceae
  Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 102607
Place of publication: Candollea 9:398. 1942
Name Verified on: 17-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Nov-1995
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 37 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide F Neotrop 52:383. 1990)
  • Materials: wood (timber fide Ency WTimber)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama


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  • Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. 1976 (F Okin)
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. 1943-1980 (F Panama)


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