Taxon: Pouteria lucuma (Ruiz & Pav.) Kuntze

 
Genus: Pouteria
Family: Sapotaceae
  Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 102617
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 3(3):195. 1898
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (fide CoopAmaz 44:179-180.)
  • Human food: fruit (fide CoopAmaz 44:179-180.)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

References:

  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  • IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru. 1936-1971; new ser. 1980- (F Peru)
  • Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. 1959 (Mansfeld)
  • Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:383-385.
  • Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)
  • Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. 1970 (Names Soukup)
  • Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia (CoopAmaz) 44:175-180.

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