Manilkara zapota


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Related to Manilkara zapota: sapodilla, Chikoo
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Noun1.Manilkara zapota - large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruitManilkara zapota - large tropical American evergreen yielding chicle gum and edible fruit; sometimes placed in genus Achras
sapodilla plum, sapota, sapodilla - tropical fruit with a rough brownish skin and very sweet brownish pulp
fruit tree - tree bearing edible fruit
genus Manilkara, Manilkara - genus of large evergreen trees with milky latex; pantropical
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Sapotaceae) Cat Island Undated (c) [= Manilkara zapota (L.
Nesting Plants BLCA (b) WCPI(c) Red mangrove (a) Rhizophora mangle 6 5 Black mangrove (a) Avicennia germinans 6 5 Buttonwood (a) Conocarpus erectus 6 5 Sapodilla, sapote Manilkara zapota 6 Gumbo limbo, red birch Bursera simaruba 5 Seagrape (a) Coccoloba uvifera 5 Black torch (f) Erithalis fruticosa 5 Poisonwood Metopium spp.
Today most chewing gums are made with synthetic gum bases; however, there are certain gums still available on the market that are made from chicle, a latex extracted from the trunk of Manilkara zapota, more commonly known as the Sapodilla Tree.