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Taxon: Achras balata Aubl.

Synonym of Mimusops balata (Aubl.) C. F. Gaertn.

Genus: Achras
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribe: Sapoteae
Nomen number: 1302
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane 308. 1775
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Chevalier, A. J. B. 1932. Les vrais et les faux balatas Rev. Int. Bot. Appl. Agric. Trop. 12:267.
  2. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  3. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:42.
  4. Royen, P. van 1953. Revision of the Sapotaceae of the Malaysian area in a wider sense. V. Manilkara (Blumea) 7:407.

Check other web resources for Achras balata Aubl. :

  • 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.

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?id=1302. Accessed 20 April 2019.