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Taxon: Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don

 
Genus: Chrysophyllum
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 400210
Place of publication: Gen. hist. 4:32. 1837
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • white star-apple  (Source: Cornucopia) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit; fruit
  • Materials: wood; wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Sudan (s.)
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Gabon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone


References:

  1. Boutelje, J. B. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature. 1980 (Ency WTimber)
  2. Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae. 2001 (L Sapotaceae)
  5. Keay, R. W. J. Trees of Nigeria. 1989 (Trees Nigeria)
  6. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper 1963. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr) 2:27.
  7. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  8. Pennington, T. D. The genera of the Sapotaceae. 1991 (Gen Sapot)
  9. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don :

  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=400210. Accessed 17 November 2018.