Taxon: Sandoricum koetjape (Burm. f.) Merr.

Genus: Sandoricum
Family: Meliaceae
Nomen number: 33013
Place of publication: Philipp. J. Sci., C 7:237. 1912
Name Verified on: 15-May-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Aug-2006
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 10 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide CultTropS)
  • Environmental: shade/shelter (fide CultTropS)
  • Human food: fruit (fide Blumea 31:148. 1985)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia - Sabah, - Sarawak; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult. in tropics


  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1985. Florae Malesianae Praecursores: 67. Meliaceae divers genera (Blumea) 31:148.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:284-287.
  • Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia. 1995 (PrEcFr)


Check other web resources for Sandoricum koetjape (Burm. f.) Merr. :

  • 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.


  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image