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Taxon: Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen

 
Genus: Manilkara
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribe: Sapoteae
Nomen number: 102614
Place of publication: Blumea 7:410. 1953
Link to protologue:
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: 116 (53 active, 52 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; gum/mucilage (gum extracted from stem, base of chewing gum)
  • Materials: wood (timber)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

    Uncertain

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador (native status uncertain)


References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  6. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  9. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane Edible Horticultural Crops. 1982 (Edible HC)
  10. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  11. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  12. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2. 1996 (Ency CNatIn)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Moore, H. E., Jr. & W. T. Stearn 1967. The identity of Achras zapota L. and the names for the sapodilla and the sapote (Taxon) 16:383.
  17. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:64.
  18. Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  21. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  22. Reichel, S. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  23. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  24. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  25. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:220.
  26. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)
  27. Yaacob, O. & S. Subhadrabandhu The production of economic fruits in South-East Asia. 1995 (PrEcFr)

Check other web resources for Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen :

  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • 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.
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=102614. Accessed 11 December 2018.