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Synonyms for caimito

evergreen tree of West Indies and Central America having edible purple fruit star-shaped in cross section and dark green leaves with golden silky undersides

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Cocle, Distrito Penonome, road from Churuquita Grande to Caimito, 380 m, 8[degrees]40'N, 80[degrees]12'E, 22.I.2005, (fr), M.
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This technique is effective in preventing the infestation by insect borers of fruits of the soursop (Annona crassiflora Mart., Annonaceae) (LEITE et al., 2012), apple (Malus domestica Borkh., Rosaceae) (TEIXEIRA et al., 2011), guava (Psidium guajava L., Myrtaceae) (BILCK et al., 2011), abiu Pouteria caimito (Ruiz and Pavon) Radlk, Sapotaceae) (NASCIMENTO et al., 2011), and mango (Mangifera indica L., Anacardiaceae) (GRAAF, 2010).
Highest absolute frequency values from Ocotea notata, Protium heptaphyllum and Clusia hilariana were detected in the shrubby formation (Monteiro et al., 2014) and from Ocotea lobi and Pouteria caimito in the forest formation (Giaretta et al., 2013).
In Jaboticabal-SP, the same species was found in fruits of Pouteria caimito Radlk.