Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni

 
  • Family : SAPOTACEAE
    (SAPODILLA FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Sapotaceae
  • Basionym : Lucuma campechiana Kunth
  • Synonym(s) : Lucuma palmeri Fernald
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Pouteria campechiana (Kunth) Baehni
  • Common name : Canistel, Chesa, Egg fruit, Yellow sapota
  • Vernacular name : Muttappazham (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated in homesteads
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Central and tropical America
  • World Distribution : Cultivated
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Pouteria campechiana. Downloaded on 17 November 2019.

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