Taxon: Mammea americana L.

 
Genus: Mammea
Family: Calophyllaceae
Nomen number: 23319
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:512. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 03-Nov-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 8 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base (used for making liqueur fide Pl Book)
  • Human food: fruit ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: house pest control ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, [Trinidad] Virgin Islands (British), [Tortola] Virgin Islands (U.S.) [St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas]


    Cultivated (widely cult. in tropics)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. (F St John)
  3. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  4. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  5. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  6. Burkill, H. M. 1994. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 2:400.
  7. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  8. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India 1962. The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials. (Wealth India RM) 6:251-252.
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  10. Feuillet, C. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  11. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  13. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  14. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  15. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  16. Kostermans, A. J. G. H. 1961. A monograph of the Asiatic and Pacific species of Mammea L. (Guttiferae) Commun. Forest Res. Inst., Bogor 72:3-9.
  17. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  19. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  20. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  21. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis. (F PR)
  22. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  23. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  24. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  25. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  26. Proctor, G. R. Flora of the Cayman Islands. Kew Bulletin Additional Series XI. (F Cayman)
  27. Pulle, A. A. et al., eds. Flora of Suriname. (F Suriname)
  28. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  29. Rehm, S. & G. Espig The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics. 1991 (CultTropS)
  30. Smith, A. C. & S. P. Darwin 1974. Studies of Pacific Island plants: 28. The Guttiferae of the Fijian Region J. Arnold Arbor. 55:262.
  31. St. John, H. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands. 1973 (L Hawaii)
  32. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  33. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  34. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  35. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Mammea americana L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.

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=23319. Accessed 27 April 2018.