Taxon: Sideroxylon lanuginosum Michx.

 
Genus: Sideroxylon
Family: Sapotaceae
  Subfamily: Sapotoideae
      Tribe: Sideroxyleae
Nomen number: 317879
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 1:122. 1803
Name Verified on: 17-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-1997
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • chittamwood  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • false buckthorn  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • gum bumelia  (Source: Trees US) - English
  • gum-elastic  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • shittimwood  (Source: Hortus 3) - English
  • coma  (Source: Trees US) - Spanish

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Kansas, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon, - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Florida, - Louisiana, - Mississippi
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona

References:

  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Little, E. L., Jr. Checklist of United States trees, Agric. Handb. 541. 1979 (Trees US)
  • Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:169.
  • Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)

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