1. Family: Sapotaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Manilkara Adans.
      1. Manilkara bidentata (A.DC.) A.Chev.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropical America.

    [FTEA]
    Use
    A source of balata rubber and a substitute for chicle, is native to Central and South America and has also been tried at Amani (Greenway 2801 !).

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Bolivia, Brazil North, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Leeward Is., Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Manilkara bidentata (A.DC.) A.Chev. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Pennington, T.D. [12404], Peru 54398.000
    Sothers, C. [16], Brazil 54677.000
    Sothers, C. [738], Brazil 54678.000
    Sothers, C. [17], Brazil 54682.000
    Sothers, C. [4125], Brazil 54684.000
    Sothers, C. [1847], Brazil 54685.000
    Sothers, C. [3207], Brazil 54689.000
    Sothers, C. [1039], Brazil 55623.000

    First published in Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric. Trop. 12: 270 (1932)

    Accepted by

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2009). Flora Mesoamericana 4(1): 1-855. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0