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Sapotaceae

Sapotaceae Juss. - Sapodilla Family

1. Manilkara zapota (L.) P.Royen

(Achradelpha mammosa, Achras breviloba, Achras calderonii, Achras conzattii, Achras coriacea, Achras dactylina, Achras gaumeri, Achras latiloba, Achras lobulata, Achras lucuma, Achras mammosa, Achras meridionalis, Achras occidentalis, Achras paludosa, Achras petenensis, Achras rojasii, Achras sapatilla, Achras sapota, Achras striata, Achras tabogaensis, Achras tainteriana, Achras tchicomame, Achras verrucosa, Achras zapota, Achras zapotilla, Calocarpum mammosum, Calospermum mammosum, Gambeya mammosa, Lucuma mammosa, Lucuma zapota, Manilkara achras, Manilkara breviloba, Manilkara calderonii, Manilkara conzattii, Manilkara gaumeri, Manilkara grisebachii, Manilkara meridionalis, Manilkara rojasii, Manilkara striata, Manilkara tabogaensis, Manilkara zapotilla, Manilkariopsis lobulata, Manilkariopsis meridionalis, Manilkariopsis petenensis, Manilkariopsis rojasii, Manilkariopsis striata, Manilkariopsis tabogaensis, Mimusops grisebachii, Nispero achras, Pouteria mammosa, Sapota achras, Sapota zapotilla, Vitellaria mammosa)

Common names: sapodilla

Extract from Wikipedia article: Manilkara zapota, commonly known as the sapodilla (/ˌsæpəˈdɪlə/), is a long-lived, evergreen tree native to southern Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. An example natural occurrence is in coastal Yucatán in the Petenes mangroves ecoregion, where it is a subdominant plant species. It was introduced to the Philippines during Spanish colonization. It is grown in large quantities in India, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, Bangladesh and Mexico.

LinkSapodilla tree (Manilkara zapota) on Al Wajba Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 8, 2015

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