Taxon: Pouteria viridis (Pittier) Cronquist

Genus: Pouteria
Family: Sapotaceae
  Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 102619
Place of publication: Lloydia 9:290. 1946
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 13 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide F Neotrop 52:500. 1990)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas
  • Southern America

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


  • 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)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:498.
  • Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)


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