The Tribe Chrysophylleae is further organized into finer groupings including:
- Genus (19): Aubregrinia · Breviea · Capurodendron · Chromolucuma · Chrysophyllum · Delpydora · Ecclinusa · Elaeoluma · Englerophytum · Leptostylis · Micropholis · Niemeyera · Pichonia · Pouteria · Pradosia · Pycnandra · Sarcaulus · Synsepalum · Xantolis
- Species: ZipcodeZoo has pages for 1,240 species, subspecies, varieties, forms, and cultivars in the Tribe Chrysophylleae.
Aubregrinia is a genus of plant in family Sapotaceae. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]
Breviea is a genus of in family Sapotaceae. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]
Chrysophyllum is a genus of about 70-80 species of tropical trees, growing rapidly to 10-20 m or more in height. The genus is native to tropical regions throughout the world, with the greatest number of species in northern South America. One species, C. oliviforme, extends north to southern Florida. [more]
Leptostylis is a genus of in family Sapotaceae. [more]
Micropholis caudata is a species of plant in the Sapotaceae family. It is monotypic within the genus Micropholis. It is endemic to Brazil. [more]
Niemeyera (syn. Amorphospermum) is a genus of plants in the family. [more]
Pouteria is a genus of the family Sapotaceae. All of its members are trees. It includes the canistel, Pouteria campechiana, the mamey sapote, Pouteria sapota and the lucuma of Valparaiso, Pouteria splendens. Many species produce fruits that are edible. Some are even being commercially collected and sold on local markets or packed in tin cans. [more]
Pradosia is a genus of in family Sapotaceae. [more]
Pycnandra is a genus of in family Sapotaceae. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]
Sarcaulus is a genus of in family Sapotaceae. It contains the following species (but this list may be incomplete): [more]
The genus Synsepalum consists of about 36 species of shrubs or trees in the family . They occur in the tropical lowlands of Africa. [more]
Trees or shrubs, usually spiny. Leaves alternate, sometimes closely clustered at end of branchlets; not stipulate. Flowers axillary, solitary or fascicled, 5-merous; bracts small. Calyx short tubular, sepals usually lanceolate, persistent. Corolla lobes longer than tube, inside with hairs. Stamens usually inserted at base of corolla lobes; filaments usually with a cluster of rust colored villous hairs on each side, rarely on one side or at base; anthers sagittate with long connective; staminodes petal-like, margins fimbriate, rarely dentate or entire, apex usually long awned. Ovary (4- or) 5-locular, densely hirsute. Style longer than corolla. Fruit drupaceous, 1- or 2(or 3) -seeded. Seeds compressed, ellipsoid to subglobose; seed coat crusty, scar ovate to linear, 2/3 as long to as long as seed or small and rounded. [more]
At least 20 species and subspecies belong to the Genus Xantolis.
More info about the Genus Xantolis may be found here.
- Li Shu-gang (as Lee Shu-kang). 1987. Sapotaceae. Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 60(1): 47-83.
- "Xantolis". in Flora of China Vol. 15 Page 209. Published by Science Press (Beijing) and Missouri Botanical Garden Press. Online at EFloras.org.
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