Chrysophyllum cainito L.

  • Family : SAPOTACEAE
    (Sapodilla Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : CHIKOO FAMILY (चीकू फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : SAPOTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Chrysophyllum cainito L.
  • Common name : Cainito, Star Apple, Satin leaf, West Indian Star apple
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated, also runs wild
  • Flower, Fruit : July-September
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : West Indies
  • 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. cainito. Downloaded on 20 January 2022.

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