chicle
Manilkara zapota Van RoyenSapotaceae

common name synonyms: chico sapote, naseberry, sapodilla, sapote

scientific name synonyms: M. achras (Miller) Fosb., M. zapotilla, Achras zapota, Sapota achras, Calocarpum mammosum (L.) Pierre, Lucuma mammosa (L.) Gaertner f.,

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Dilleniidae

order: Ebenales

growth form: tree

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: West Indies, Tropical America

notes: naturalized in the Old World Tropics; introduced in the U.S. (PUSDA); weed in Jamaica

invasiveness notes: benign




Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth