Botanical name: Sapotaceae
Botanical name: Sapotaceae
Species of Sapodilla
Madhuca is native to south, east, and southeast Asia and Papuasia. There are about 100 species.
Fruits from manilkara are a primary food source for the red fruit bat and native subtropical birds. The trees reproduce by seed and are aggressive growers that can dominate their habitat, making them easily identifiable by their significant numbers and height in pine forests. Manilkara are often used in private and public landscaping projects.
Palaquium is a genus of about 120 species of trees in the family Sapotaceae. Their range is from India across Southeast Asia, Malesia, Papuasia and Australasia, to the western Pacific Islands. The leaves are typically spirally arranged and often clustered near twig ends. Flowers are mostly bisexual, though some unisexual instances are known. Fruits are one or two-seeded with rare instances of several seeds.
Sarcosperma is a genus of trees or shrubs in the family Sapotaceae. Their range is from India to southern China and Malesia. The leaves are well-spaced along twigs. Flowers are bisexual, with a funnel-shaped corolla. Fruits are one or two-seeded.
Bully trees make up a large genus of woody trees and shrubs that have multiple uses. Some species have a milky sap that when dried is used in chewing gum. Many bully trees are valuable for their wood, which is tough and dense. Because of this, these trees are becoming threatened or endangered due to overlogging and land clearing. Some trees are cultivated as ornamentals.
Most of the species of pradosia are native to Central and South America, but a few occur in Trinidad and in tropical Africa.
Their leaves are leathery with dense appressed hairs on the undersides. The genus is widespread across tropical and southern Africa.
They are trees and shrubs, native to Asia.
Ecclinusa is native to Panama and South America.
Chrysophyllum are tropical trees characterized by round evergreen leaves and small white and purple flowers that are especially aromatic and sweet-smelling. Some species produce edible fruit and are sometimes cultivated for this purpose. All of the species in this genus share the ability to self-fertilize.
Pouteria is a genus of flowering trees in the gutta-percha family, Sapotaceae. The genus is widespread throughout the tropical regions of the world.
Synsepalum is a genus of trees and shrubs . Synsepalum is native to the tropical lowlands of Africa.
It contains around 100 mainly tropical species, two of which occur in South America and about 18 in Australasia.
These trees are native to tropical South America, Mesoamerica, and the West Indies.
Eberhardtia is native to Laos, Vietnam, and southern China.
Labourdonnaisia is a genus of plants in the family Sapotaceae found in tropical Asia. The labourdonnaisia species have parallel venation on their leaves.
OrderHeathers and allies