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Taxon: Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach.) Daniell

 
Genus: Synsepalum
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 36056
Place of publication: Pharm. J. Trans. 11:445. 1852
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 14 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (alters taste so salty & sour foods taste sweet); fruit (alters taste so salty & sour foods taste sweet)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Ghana, Nigeria


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  4. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  7. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  8. Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Check other web resources for Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach.) Daniell :

  • 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?36056. Accessed 18 February 2019.