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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.
Accessions: 68 (55 active, 46 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: 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. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Pouteria+sapota&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  5. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2001. World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae
  6. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  7. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  10. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:493-496.
  11. Pennington, T. D. 1991. The genera of the Sapotaceae
  12. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  13. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  14. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense. Note: = Calocarpum sapota (Jacq.) Merr.
  15. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:259.
  16. 1961. Webster's third new international dictionary.

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 21 September 2019.