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Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen

General Information
Symbol: MAZA
Group: Dicot
Family: Sapotaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree
Native Status: PR   I
L48   I
VI   I
Other Common Names: naseberry
Data Source and Documentation
Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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Symbol Scientific Name
ACMA8 Achras mammosa L., nom. illeg.
ACZA2 Achras zapota L.
CAMA49 Calocarpum mammosum Pierre
LUMA15 Lucuma mammosa C.F. Gaertn.
MAAC4 Manilkara achras (Mill.) Fosb.
MAZA2 Manilkara zapotilla (Jacq.) Gilly
SAAC4 Sapota achras Mill.


Click on a scientific name below to expand it in the PLANTS Classification Report.
Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Dilleniidae
Order Ebenales
Family Sapotaceae – Sapodilla family
Genus Manilkara Adans. – manilkara
Species Manilkara zapota (L.) P. Royen – sapodilla

Subordinate Taxa

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Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds


Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover