Invasive Species Compendium

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Casimiroa edulis
(white sapote)

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Casimiroa edulis (white sapote)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Casimiroa edulis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • white sapote
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Fruits
  • Ornamental
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Casimiroa edulis

Preferred Common Name

  • white sapote

International Common Names

  • English: casimiroa
  • Spanish: matasano; matazano (Mexico); sapote blanco; zapote blanco
  • French: sapotier blanc

Local Common Names

  • Brazil: sapoti
  • Germany: Sapotebaum, Weisser

EPPO code

  • CSJED (Casimiroa edulis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Rutales
  •                         Family: Rutaceae
  •                             Genus: Casimiroa
  •                                 Species: Casimiroa edulis

Uses List

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General

  • Ornamental

Human food and beverage

  • Fruits

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore