Sideroxylon foetidissimum Jacq.
  • Enum. Syst. Pl.
  • False mastic


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Sideroxylon foetidissimum Jacq. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000310731. Accessed on: 04 Jul 2020'

General Information

Trees, to 25 m . Stems not armed, glabrous. Leaves deciduous; petiole 14-51 mm, glabrous; blade (yellow-green abaxially, lustrous dark green adaxially), elliptic to oblanceolate, 51-117 × 23-63 mm, base rounded, obtuse, or acute, margins slightly involute, undulate, apex rounded to obtuse, surfaces glabrous; venation visible, midrib sunken, marginal vein present. Inflorescences 6-12-flowered. Pedicels 4-10 mm, glabrous. Flowers: calyx 4-5 mm diam.; sepals 5, 1.7-1.9 × 1.2-1.7 mm, glabrous abaxially; petals 5, yellow, median segment elliptic to ovate, 1.8-2.5 mm, (lobed basally), lateral segments vestigial or absent; stamens 5-6, 2.8-3.9 mm; staminodes lanceolate, 1-2 mm, erose or toothed; anthers lanceolate, 1.3-1.7 mm; pistil (4-)5(-6)-carpellate; ovary (4-)5(-6)-locular, 1.2-1.4 mm, glabrous; style 1.4-2 mm. Berries yellow to orange, ellipsoid, [15-]17-21[-26] mm, glabrous. Seeds 13-20 mm.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    20. Sideroxylon foetidissimum Jacq., Enum. Syst. Pl. 15 (1760). Tipo: República Dominicana, Jacquin s.n.

    Por T.D. Pennington, A.K. Monro, S.P. Thornton-Wood y S. Knapp.

  • Provided by: [C].Flora Mesoamericana
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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    False mastic

     Information From

    MBG Floras Images
    http://www.tropicos.org/ImageSearch.aspx
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • A Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
    http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    Flora Mesoamericana
    http://www.mobot.org/MOBOT/fm/
    Gerrit Davidse, Mario Sousa Sánchez, A. O. Chater, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. Instituto de Biología, Missouri Botanical Garden, Natural History Museum (London, England) UNAM, 1994
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Global Tree Assessment
    http://www.bgci.org/
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at www.bgci.org. Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    Sapotaceae
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • F CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).