Taxon: Manilkara chicle (Pittier) Gilly

 
Genus: Manilkara
Family: Sapotaceae
  Subfamily: Sapotoideae
      Tribe: Sapoteae
Nomen number: 428790
Place of publication: Trop. Woods 73:14. 1943
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Nov-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: gum/mucilage (used as an adulterant of chicle fide F Guat)
  • Materials: wood (fide F Guat)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Veracruz
  • Southern America

    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Western South America: Colombia - Atlantico

References:

  • Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  • Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:70-72.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Manilkara chicle (Pittier) Gilly :

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.