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Taxon: Diploknema butyracea (Roxb.) H. J. Lam

Genus: Diploknema
Family: Sapotaceae subfamily: Sapotoideae
Nomen number: 403431
Place of publication: Bull. Jard. Bot. Buitenzorg sér. 3, 7:186. 1925
Name verified on: 20-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 02-Jul-2007
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • Indian-buttertree   (Source: Wealth of India 3:88) – English
  • Fulwafettbaum   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • phulwara   (Source: Wealth of India 3:88) – India
  • fulvaträd   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India - Sikkim, Uttar Pradesh [n.]; Nepal
    North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar

    Indian Subcontinent: India




Check other web resources for Diploknema butyracea (Roxb.) H. J. Lam:

  • 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:

  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (27 November 2015)

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