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Common name

English: Star Apple

German: Sternapfelbaum

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Ericales (38)

        Family: Sapotaceae (6)(family description)

          Genus: Chrysophyllum (1)

            Epithet: cainito L. (1)

Synonym: Cainito pomiferum Tussac

cainito => West Indian vernacular name for star apple

pomiferum => bearing apple-like fruits

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

Flower colour: beige, white

External links

Check for Chrysophyllum cainito at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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