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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
Name verified on: 04-Oct-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-May-2002
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

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

Economic importance:


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:

  • Boutelje, J. B. 1980. Encyclopedia of world timbers, names and technical literature.
  • Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Govaerts, R. & D. G. Frodin. 2001. World checklist and bibliography of Sapotaceae.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1963. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 2:27.
  • Keay, R. W. J. 1989. Trees of Nigeria.
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • Pennington, T. D. 1991. The genera of the Sapotaceae.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
More:

Check other web resources for Chrysophyllum albidum G. Don:

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?400210 (23 July 2014)

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