Chrysophyllum albidum

Chrysophyllum albidum


Sapotaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Unclassified


Geographic Distribution


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

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Author (Species)

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Rank

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Taxon

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Author (Sub Species/Variant)

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Literature

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Vouchers

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Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tree to 25 m but often smaller, in drier forest types, planted in villages, possibly not native but remnant of being cultivated. Tree sometimes with stilted roots. Bark blackish, shallowly zig-zag grooved; slash pale brown, fibrous, exuding some white gummy latex. Leaves simple, alternate, not very clustered, usually 15 cm long, with a short petiole, long-elliptic, acute apex and cuneate base, entire margin; blade silvery pubescent beneath with ± 16 pairs of laterals and obscure reticulation. Fruitsedible, pointed, ovoid, about 5 cm long. Fruits about 3 cm Ø, edible. Tree resembling C. subnudum which is a smaller tree.

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