Taxon: Chrysophyllum oliviforme L.

 
Genus: Chrysophyllum
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 70175
Place of publication: Syst. nat. ed. 10, 2:937. 1759
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 16-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 2 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • damson-plum  (Source: Pl Book) - English
  • satinleaf  (Source: Cornucopia) - English
  • wild star-apple  (Source: F Neotrop) - English
  • caimitillo  (Source: F Neotrop) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Book; F Neotrop 52:541. 1990)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies


References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  3. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  4. Gooding, E. G. et al. Flora of Barbados. (F Barbados)
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  6. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  7. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  9. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  10. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  11. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:539-543.
  12. Spellman, D. L. et al. A list of the monocotyledoneae/dicotyledonae of Belize. Rhodora v. 77 & 83. (L Belize)
  13. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:325.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?70175. Accessed 24 May 2018.