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Taxon: Manilkara chicle (Pittier) Gilly

 
Genus: Manilkara
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribe: Sapoteae
Nomen number: 428790
Place of publication: Trop. Woods 73:14. 1943
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: gum/mucilage (used as an adulterant of chicle)
  • Materials: wood

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia [Atlántico]


References:

  1. Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85
  2. Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2001. World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae
  3. Pennington, T. D. 1990. Sapotaceae. Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 52:70-72.
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  5. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  6. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).

Check other web resources for Manilkara chicle (Pittier) Gilly :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=428790. Accessed 4 June 2020.