Manilkara zapota (L.) P.Royen

  • Family : SAPOTACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Sapotaceae
  • Species : Manilkara zapota
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Manilkara zapota (L.) P.Royen
  • Common name : Sapota
  • Vernacular name : Chiku (Hin.); Sapota gida (Kan.); Sapota (Tam.); Sapota, Seema ippa (Tel.); Sapota (Ori.)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : South America
  • Comments : Commonly cultivated in plains and lower slopes of the ghats for its edible fruits.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Tropics of the world.
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. zapota. Downloaded on 11 August 2020.


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