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Taxon: Pouteria caimito (Ruiz & Pav.) Radlk.

 
Genus: Pouteria
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 29549
Place of publication: Sitzungsber. Math.-Phys. Cl. Königl. Bayer. Akad. Wiss. München 12:312. 1882
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as fruit;

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (Amazonian & coastal regions)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


References:

  1. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  2. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2001. World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae
  4. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  5. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936-. Flora of Peru Note: 1936-1971; new ser. 1980-
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  7. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:475, 478-480.
  8. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  9. Vasquez, R. & A. H. Gentry. 1989. Use and misuse of forest-harvested fruits in the Iquitos area. Conservation Biol. 3:350-361. Note: commercially important in the city of Iquitos, Peru
  10. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia. Tratado de Cooperacion Amazonica. 44:69-74.
  11. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Pouteria caimito (Ruiz & Pav.) Radlk. :

  • 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.

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=29549. Accessed 19 September 2019.