The best known member of this family is the shea tree,vitellaria paradoxa. The bark is used for rheumatism, chronic bronchitis, diabetes mellitus, decoction for rheumatism, bleeding and spongy gums. A taxonomic revision of sapotaceae for mainland australia pdf. The bark is corky, leaves oblong and fruits are ellipsoidal, 45 cm long, with fleshy pulp and usually one seed. This page was last edited on 23 december 2019, at 03. About the classification report about the classification download.
Towards an account of sapotaceae for flora malesiana nparks. The genus sideroxylon sapotaceae island biology interest group. The family includes about 800 species of evergreen trees and shrubs in around 65 genera 3575, depending on generic definition. Sapotaceae article about sapotaceae by the free dictionary. This free online pdf to doc converter allows you to convert a pdf document to microsoft word doc format, providing better quality than many other converters. Sapotaceae is a largely tropical family of evergreen trees and shrubs. The plant list includes 4,843 scientific plant names of species rank for the family sapotaceae.
Convert pdf to word convert your pdf to editable document. Family sapotaceae definition of family sapotaceae by the. The seeds of the tree argania spinosa produce an edible oil, traditionally harvested in morocco. Sapotaceae synonyms, sapotaceae pronunciation, sapotaceae translation, english dictionary definition of sapotaceae. A read is counted each time someone views a publication summary such as the title, abstract, and list of authors, clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the fulltext. Strict consensus of three mp trees of sapotaceae from a. Pdf we present the first cladistic study of the largely tropical family sapotaceae based on both morphological. The family includes approximately 800 species of evergreen trees and shrubs in approximately 65 genera 3575, depending on generic definition. The flowers are mostly regular with free parts, and the ovary is superior. There are 53 genera and about 1,100 species in the family, but generic limits in the family are notoriously difficult and changeable. Sapotaceae in world checklist of selected plant families.
Hosted by the usgs core science analytics and synthesis. Trees and shrubs, with milky latex sometimes produced rather reluctantly. It is well distributed at low and medium altitudes from the south of mexico to northern argentina and. Pdf to office conversion is fast and almost 100% accurate. Pennington trees or shrubs, usually producing latex. A library of some 500 sapotaceae reprints built up over 30 years by t. The sapotaceae are a family of flowering plants belonging to the order ericales. The comparison between the two documents is made within word, allowing a. Sapotaceae sapodilla, a family of dicotyledonous plants including mostly evergreen trees and shrubs. As several species in sapotaceae from n qld may have fruit similar to that described it has not been possible to apply the name with confidence to any taxon l. The monophyly of the sapotaceae including sarcosperma is supported by molecular phylogenetic studies a. Sepals 48, in two isomerous whorls or 5 in one whorl, free or slightly united at the base, imbricate persistent. Species of sapotaceae contained within the plant list belong to 58 plant genera.
The word sapote is believed to have been derived from the aztec tzapotl, a general term applied to all soft, sweet fruits. A list of all accepted names in sapotaceae is available in csv format. This species was described from several fruit and no type specimen has been found. Pdf proposal to conserve the name planchonella nom. Many species produce edible fruits, or white bloodsap that is used to cleanse dirt, organically. Petals 48, more or less united, in one whorl or more rarely double the number of sepals in two whorls, united in semifunnel shaped rotate or lenceolate corolla, corolla lobes imbricate or contorted in bud, rarely petals with dorsal appendages which resemble. Three subfamilies were proposed by swenson and anderberg in contrast to the five tribes recognized by t. Sapotaceae are easy to identify to family and notoriously difficult to identify to genus or species.
Sapotaceae is one of the latexyielding families, known for the production of gutta. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the university of south florida and other herbaria. Sapotaceae sapotaceae is a largely tropical family of evergreen trees and shrubs. The leaves are usually alternate, entire, and leathery. The oil is used in soap and candle making, cosmetics, and as an ingredient in the fillings used for chocolate cream. Sapotaceae definition of sapotaceae by the free dictionary.
Repeated dispersal is the only mechanism able to explain the range expansion of sapotaceae into new caledonia. Sapotaceae definition of sapotaceae by merriamwebster. A reinstatement, recircumscription and revision of the genus donella sapotaceae volume 73 issue 3 b. The morphology and anatomy of synsepalum dulcificum has been described, principally because of enquiries from pharmaceutical industries considering this species as a potential replacement of the sweetening. The pdf file is passed to convert assistant to be converted to a word document. Estipulas diminutas, no dejando cicatrices conspicuas. Sapotaceae biogeography supports new caledonia being an old. From the sapotaceae family, the star apple chrysophyllum cainito l. Sapota is the spanish transliteration of the nahuatl aztec word tzapotl. Many species produce edible fruits, andor have other economic uses. The best quality pdf to word conversion on the market free and easy to use.
Information about sapotaceae in the dictionary, synonyms and antonyms. There are 53 genera and about 1,100 species in the family, but generic limits. Pouteria 200305 species, including planchonella, chrysophyllum 80 species, manilkara 80 species. Illustrations are provided together with a comparison of the morphological. The sapotoideae are a subfamily of the flowering plant family sapotaceae. The board of trustees of the royal botanic gardens, kew. Leaves spirally arranged or alternate and distichous, rarely opposite, sometimes. Leaves spirally arranged or alternate and distichous, rarely opposite, sometimes crowded at apex of branchlets. Proper usage and audio pronunciation of the word sapotaceae.
Pennington2 trees or shrubs, usually producing latex. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. Butyrospermum paradoxum sapotaceae, a small deciduous tree usually reaching a height of 715 m but may reach 25 m and a trunk diameter up to 2 m. This pdf converter allows you to convert pdf files to microsoft word documents like doc and docx. Sapotaceae edinburgh research archive the university of. Australia and new guinea are the most likely source areas for sapotaceae in new caledonia, but this archipelago has never acted as a stepping stone for sapotaceae to disperse into the pacific. Sapotaceae is a family of flowering plants, belonging to order ericales. Many species have twobranched hairs similar to those of malpighiaceae, though again these may be hard to see. The intersecondary veins tend to be fine and parallel. Wink has been converted to pdf format and the best way to share. All structured data from the file and property namespaces is available under the creative commons cc0 license. The family includes about 800 species of evergreen trees and shrubs in approximately 65 genera 3575, depending on generic definition. Pdf phylogeny, character evolution, and classification of. Many species yield valuable timbers, and some produce useful latex chewing gum, gutta percha.
Proper usage and audio pronunciation of the word family sapotaceae. The fruit is a berry with 1 or a few big, hard seeds. Sapotaceae definition is a family of trees or shrubs order ebenales that are widely distributed in tropical regions and have milky juice, coriaceous leaves, and axillary flowers with stamens in two or three whorls borne on the corolla and often in alternation with staminodia and a superior 2celled to manycelled ovary followed by often edible fleshy fruits. Their distribution is pantropical many species produce edible fruits, or white bloodsap that is used to cleanse dirt, organically and manually, while others have other economic uses. A taxonomic family within the order ericales many tropical trees, species of which yield latex or edible oils. The species known as sideroxylon marmulano banks ex lowe is a member of. Page designed through the cooperative efforts of interagency itis teams. Sapotaceae saptasee botany a family of dicotyledonous plants in the order ebenales characterized by a welldeveloped latex system. Classification for kingdom plantae down to family sapotaceae. The sapotaceae are a pantropical family of flowering plants composed of approximately 1,250 species.
Sapotaceae simple english wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Morphology and anatomy of synsepalum dulcificum sapotaceae. Information and translations of family sapotaceae in the most comprehensive dictionary definitions resource on the web. Indumentum of microscopic tshaped, yshaped or medifixed hairs, often reddishbrown on young leaves and branchlets. Sapotaceae tropical trees or shrubs with milky juice and often edible fleshy fruit family sapotaceae, sapodilla family dicot family, magnoliopsid. In brazil, the sapotaceae are represented by 11 genera and 231 species, 86 of which have been. Pdf a new species of pradosia sapotaceae from central. The sapotaceae are trees or shrubs with milky sap comprising about 70 genera and 800 species that are often further characterized by the presence of reddishbrown hairs on the leaf undersides and other plant surfaces. The atlas of florida plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. Whether youre a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement. Plants in the subfamily are characterized by their leatherlike leaves, often growing in a stipule fashion.664 368 484 288 1116 1187 654 793 1355 804 1534 856 1237 99 997 742 1674 1181 1193 809 569 1086 184 920 1059 986 27 972 514 408 31 438