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  • n. The tropical fruit from the sapodilla tree. The fruit is 4–8 cm in diameter, has a fuzzy brown skin with very sweet earthy-brown flesh.


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  • Achras sapota, Cedrela adorata, Rhedia edulis and Enterolobium cyclocarpum are common species; (b) Premontane Moist, which is very rich in species; (c) Premontane Rain with very rough topography; and (d) Lower Montane Rain where stands of Clusia spp. occur, sometimes mixed with a few other species (including palms).

    Area de Conservación Guanacaste, Costa Rica

  • The valley is also known for the huge variety of native and introduced tropical fruits: Achras sapota, Manilkara achras, Chrysophyllum caimito, Pouteria cainito, Persea americana, Mammea americana, Anacardium occidentale, Carica papaya, Annona muricata, Manguifera indica and more.

    Sinú Valley dry forests

  • * Fruit of the sapodilla tree (Achras sapota); size of a small apple, rough-grained, yellow to greyish pulp.

    On Eating Apples

  • These now include banana, coconut (Cocos nucifera), sweet potatoes, mango (Mangifera indica), chico (Pouteria sapota), yams, taro, millet, watermelon, and citrus and pineapples on more fertile islands.

    Maldives-Lakshadweep-Chagos Archipelago tropical moist forests

  • Mango & coconut yum, love the flavors. we have a local indian ice cream store which churns out of the best Indianized icecreams like Ghulkand, saffron and sapota.

    Mango Coconut Icecream

  • I had a sapota shake instead and tofu fried rice -- very tasty.

    New Vases

  • The Australian sapota fruit, Achras australis, BR.

    Journals of Two Expeditions into the Interior of New South Wales

  • Achras sapota, Sapodilla (4); Adansonia digitata, Baobob (8);

    12: Seeds and germplasm

  • Besides these were a host of others, such as the avocado pear, soursop, sapodilla, and sapota, all of which, in addition to their size and grand appearance, bear excellent fruit.

    The White Squall A Story of the Sargasso Sea

  • The tint is a cinnamon or chocolate color; -- the skin is naturally clear, smooth, glossy: it is of the capresse especially that the term "sapota-skin" (_peau-chapoti_) is used, -- coupled with all curious creole adjectives to express what is comely,

    Two Years in the French West Indies


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