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Taxon: Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. E. Moore & Stearn

 
Genus: Pouteria
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 1303
Place of publication: Taxon 16:383. 1967
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 - Mayaguez (MAY)
Accessions: 68 (55 active, 46 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, El Salvador, [San Vicente] Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua (e.)


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

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) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage (Zander ed13)
  4. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants (Cornucopia)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae (L Sapotaceae)
  7. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening (Dict Gard)
  8. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  9. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:493-496.
  12. Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae (Gen Sapot)
  13. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants (Dict Rehm)
  14. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics (CultTropS)
  15. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  16. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts (Pl Res SEAs) 2:259.

Check other web resources for Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. E. Moore & Stearn :

  • 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.

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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=1303. Accessed 24 June 2019.