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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Ordo: Ericales

Familia: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribus: Sapoteae
Genus: Mimusops
Species: M. acutifolia – M. aedificatoria – M. affinis – M. andamanensis – M. andongensis – M. angel – M. ankaibeensis – M. antongilensis – M. antorakensis – M. antsiranensis – M. bagshawei – M. balata – M. caffra – M. capuronii – M. comorensis – M. coriacea – M. dodensis – M. ebolowensis – M. elengi – M. erythroxylon – M. giorgii – M. kummel – M. laurifolia – M. lecomtei – M. lohindri – M. longipedicellata – M. mayumbensis – M. membranacea – M. mildbraedii – M. ngembe – M. nossibeensis – M. oblongifolia – M. obovata – M. obtusifolia – M. occidentalis – M. penduliflora – M. perrieri – M. petiolaris – M. riparia – M. sambiranensis – M. sechellarum – M. somalensis – M. voalela – M. zeyheri – M. zeylanica
Name

Mimusops L., Sp. Pl. 1: 349 (1753).

Type species: Mimusops elengi L., Sp. Pl. 1: 349 (1753).

Synonyms

Heterotypic
Elengi Adans., Fam. Pl. 2: 166 (1763).
Binectaria Forssk., Fl. Aegypt.-Arab.: 82 (1775).
Phlebolithis Gaertn., Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 201 (1788).
Imbricaria Comm. ex Juss., Gen. Pl.: 152 (1789).
Radia Noronha, Verh. Batav. Genootsch. Kunsten 5(4): 3 (1790).
Kaukenia Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 406 (1891).

References

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus I: 349. Reference page.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2015. Micropholis in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2015 Feb. 24. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2015. Micropholis. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 24 2015.
Tropicos.org 2015. Micropholis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 24 Feb. 2015.

Mimusops is a genus of plants in the family Sapotaceae described as a genus by Linnaeus in 1753.[2][3]

Mimusops is native to tropical and subtropical regions of Asia, Africa, Australia, and various oceanic islands.[1][4][5]

There are about 57 species.[6]
Species[1]

Mimusops acutifolia - Tanzania
Mimusops aedificatoria - Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi
Mimusops affinis - Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mimusops andamanensis - Andaman Is
Mimusops andongensis - West and Central Africa
Mimusops angel - Somalia
Mimusops ankaibeensis - Madagascar
Mimusops antongilensis - Madagascar
Mimusops antorakensis - Madagascar
Mimusops antsiranensis - Madagascar
Mimusops bagshawei - East Africa
Mimusops balata - Mauritius, Réunion
Mimusops caffra - Mozambique, South Africa (Cape Province, KwaZulu-Natal)
Mimusops capuronii - Madagascar
Mimusops comorensis - Comoros
Mimusops coriacea - Comoros, Madagascar
Mimusops dodensis - Cameroon
Mimusops ebolowensis - Cameroon
Mimusops elengi - South and Southeast Asia, Papuasia
Mimusops erythroxylon - Mauritius
Mimusops giorgii - Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mimusops kummel - tropical Africa
Mimusops laurifolia - NE Africa, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
Mimusops lecomtei - Madagascar
Mimusops lohindri - Madagascar
Mimusops longipedicellata - Madagascar
Mimusops mayumbensis - Cabinda
Mimusops membranacea - Madagascar
Mimusops mildbraedii - Cameroon
Mimusops ngembe - Cameroon
Mimusops nossibeensis - Nosi Bé Island
Mimusops oblongifolia - Réunion
Mimusops obovata - Mozambique, Eswatini, South Africa
Mimusops obtusifolia - East and Southeast Africa, Comoros, Madagascar
Mimusops occidentalis - Madagascar
Mimusops penduliflora - Tanzania
Mimusops perrieri - Madagascar
Mimusops petiolaris - Mauritius
Mimusops riparia - Kenya, Tanzania
Mimusops sambiranensis - Madagascar
Mimusops sechellarum - Seychelles
Mimusops somalensis - Kenya, Tanzania, Somalia
Mimusops voalela - Madagascar
Mimusops zeyheri - Central and Southern Africa
Mimusops zeylanica - Sri Lanka

References

Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
Linnaeus, Carl von. 1753. Species Plantarum 1: 349
Tropicos, Mimusops L.
Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Allaby, Michael. 1998. A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. Oxford University Press, New York
Mimusops. Flora of Pakistan.

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