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  1. Family: Sapotaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Mimusops L.
      1. Mimusops elengi L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. India to Vanuatu.

    [FTEA]

    Sapotaceae, J. H. Hemsley. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1968

    Note
    A SE. Asian species, which is a good shade-tree with sweetly scented small white flowers, has been cultivated at Amani and various coastal and near-coastal places in East Africa.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, East Himalaya, India, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Vanuatu, Western Australia

    Introduced into:

    Cambodia, Cuba, Florida, Hawaii, Leeward Is., Mozambique, Réunion, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam, Windward Is.

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Mimusops elengi L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 13, 1994 Bennett, J.J. [s.n.], Australia K000777703
    Jan 13, 1994 Bennett, J.J. [s.n.], Australia K000777702
    Stocker [992], Australia 59906.000
    Cheek, M. [3005], Cameroon K000027927
    Cheek, M. [3006], Cameroon K000027928
    FRI [1812], Malaysia 53056.000
    Wheatley, J.I. [809], Vanuatu 55077.000
    Cheek [3005], Cameroon 55404.000
    Parry, D.E. [21], Thailand 7616.000
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4146], Myanmar K001038249
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4146], Myanmar K001038250
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4146], Myanmar K001038251
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4146], Myanmar K001132971
    Elmer, A.D.E. [13010], Philippines K000777704
    De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 4146] K001038252
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 4146] K001038244
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 4146] K001038245
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 4146] K001038246
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 4146] K001038247
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 4146] K001038248
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 4146] K001038253
    Porter, G. [Cat. no. 4147], Malaysia Mimusops lucida K001038254

    Bibliography

    First published in Sp. Pl.: 349 (1753)

    Accepted by

    • Jessup, L.W. (2019). A taxonomic revision of Sapotaceae for mainland Australia Austrobaileya 10: 321-382.
    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Frohlich, D. & Lau, A. (2014). New plant records for the Hawaiian islands 2012-2013 Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 115: 7-17.
    • Santisuk, T. & Balslev, H. (eds.) (2014). Flora of Thailand 11(4): 499-666. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
    • 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.
    • Wheatley, J.I. (1992). A guide to the common trees of Vanuatu. With lists of their traditional uses & ni-Vanuatu names: 1-308. Department of Forestry, Port Vila.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
    • Frohlich, D. & Lau, A. (2014). New plant records for the Hawaiian islands 2012-2013 Bishop Museum Occasional Papers 115: 7-17.
    • Mostaph, M.K. & Uddin, S.B. (2013). Dictionary of plant names of Bangladesh, Vasc. Pl.: 1-434. Janokalyan Prokashani, Chittagong, Bangladesh.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2009). Flora of North America North of Mexico 8: 1-585. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
    • Calane da Silva, M., Izdine, S. & Amuse, A.B. (2004). A Preliminary Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Mozambique: 1-184. SABONET, Pretoria.
    • Dy Phon, P. (2000). Dictionnaire des plantes utilisées au Cambodge: 1-915. Chez l'auteur, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    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.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. 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 2020. 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