Pouteria zapota


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Noun1.Pouteria zapota - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruitPouteria zapota - tropical American tree having wood like mahogany and sweet edible egg-shaped fruit; in some classifications placed in the genus Calocarpum
marmalade plum, sapote, mammee - brown oval fruit flesh makes excellent sherbet
genus Pouteria, Pouteria - tropical American timber tree with edible fruit (canistel)
tree - a tall perennial woody plant having a main trunk and branches forming a distinct elevated crown; includes both gymnosperms and angiosperms
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In the three types of rainforest the vegetation is composed of arboreal species such as: Pouteria zapota, Manilkara zapota, Pterocarpus rohrii, Platimiscyum yucatanum, Sterculia mexicana, Brosimum alicastrum, Guarea bijuga and Spondias mombin; and species of palm such as: Astrocarium mexicanum, Chamaedorea tepejilote and Reinhardtia gracilis (SEDESPA 2004, De la Cruz-Felix 2008).