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Taxon: Pouteria mammosa Cronquist

Synonym of Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen

Genus: Pouteria
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Nomen number: 456317
Place of publication: Lloydia 9:287. 1946
Link to protologue:
  • • an illegitimate name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52) based on Achras mammosa L., nom. superfl.
  • • sensu type = Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen
  • • non Pouteria mammosa auct. (= Pouteria sapota (Jacq.) H. E. Moore & Stearn)
Name Verified on: 15-Jul-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Moore, H. E., Jr. & W. T. Stearn. 1967. The identity of Achras zapota L. and the names for the sapodilla and the sapote. Taxon 16:383.

Check other web resources for Pouteria mammosa Cronquist :

  • 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=456317. Accessed 29 May 2020.