6386.010 Manilkara Adans.

Description of the genus

Trees and shrubs, with leaves in terminal rosette-like clusters. Stipules 0 or soon caducous. Flowers long-pedicellate, borne in axils of current and recently fallen leaves. Sepals 6 in two dissimilar whorls of three. Corolla of six deeply 3-lobed petals joined in a tube at the base. Anthers relatively small (c.1.5 mm). Staminodes glabrous.

Worldwide: c.50 species, pantropical

Mozambique: 2 cultivated taxa.

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SpeciesContent
kauki (L.) Dubard
zapota (L.) P. Royen

Other sources of information about Manilkara:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Manilkara
Flora of Caprivi: Manilkara
Flora of Malawi: Manilkara
Flora of Mozambique: Manilkara
Flora of Zambia: Manilkara
Flora of Zimbabwe: Manilkara

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Manilkara
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Manilkara
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Manilkara
Wikipedia: Manilkara
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Manilkara
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Manilkara

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated plants: genus page: Manilkara.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/genus.php?genus_id=1074, retrieved 29 November 2020

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