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Taxon: Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen

 
Genus: Manilkara
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribe: Sapoteae
Nomen number: 102614
Place of publication: Blumea 7:410. 1953
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 116 (53 active, 52 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; gum/mucilage (gum extracted from stem, base of chewing gum)
  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Uncertain

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador (native status uncertain)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  5. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  6. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Manilkara+zapota&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  7. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2001. World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae
  8. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  9. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  10. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  11. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  12. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  13. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Moore, H. E., Jr. & W. T. Stearn. 1967. The identity of Achras zapota L. and the names for the sapodilla and the sapote. Taxon 16:383.
  16. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:64.
  17. Pennington, T. D. 1991. The genera of the Sapotaceae
  18. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  19. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  20. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  21. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. German common names
  22. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense. Note: = Achras zapota L.
  23. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_113.htm target='_blank'
  24. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:220.
  25. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.
  26. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu. 1995. The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia
  27. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

Check other web resources for Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?102614. Accessed 22 August 2019.