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Taxon: Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach.) Daniell

 
Genus: Synsepalum
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 36056
Place of publication: Pharm. J. Trans. 11:445. 1852
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (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: fruit (alters taste so salty & sour foods taste sweet)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Ghana, Nigeria


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. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications.
  3. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2001. World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae
  4. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  5. Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria Note: mentions
  6. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  7. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  8. Pennington, T. D. 1991. The genera of the Sapotaceae
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants

Check other web resources for Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach.) Daniell :

  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=36056. Accessed 8 December 2019.