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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
Name verified on: 19-Nov-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Economic importance:

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

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Oaxaca, Puebla, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Western South America: Colombia - Atlantico

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

  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?428790 (24 October 2014)

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