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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. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 9 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as fruit; 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. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2 (L Guianas ed2)
  2. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage (Zander ed13)
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae (L Sapotaceae)
  4. IPGRI New World Fruits Database (on-line resource). (New World Fruits)
  5. Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. Flora of Peru (F Peru)
  6. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2 (Food Feed Crops US)
  7. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:475, 478-480.
  8. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  9. Vasquez, R. & A. H. Gentry 1989. Use and misuse of forest-harvested fruits in the Iquitos area Conservation Biol. 3:350-361.
  10. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia (CoopAmaz) 44:69-74.
  11. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F 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 27 June 2019.