EPPO Global Database

Manilkara zapota(MNKZA)

Overview
Code created in: 1999-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MNKZA
  • Preferred name: Manilkara zapota
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) van Royen

Notes

Mexico, Central America, South America (northern). Source of chewing gum. Introduced in USA (Florida), Caribbean


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Achras zapota Linnaeus
Manilkara achras (Miller) Fosberg
Manilkara zapotilla (Jacquin) Gilly
Sapota achras Miller

Common names
Name Language
chicle English
noseberry English
sapodilla English
sapota English
Breiapfel German
Breiapfelbaum German
Sapote German
Sapotillbaum German
sapotillier French
chico sapota Spanish
chicozapote Spanish
nispero Spanish (MX)
sapote chicle Spanish
sapotí Spanish
sapotillo Spanish
zapota Spanish
sapota Italian
sapodilla pruimboom Dutch
sapodilleboom Dutch
sapotí Portuguese
sapotilheira Portuguese
cheeku Hindi
chiku Hindi
चीकू Hindi