Madhuca

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Madhuca
Madhuca pasquieri.jpg
Madhuca pasquieri
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Sapotoideae
Tribe: Sapoteae
Genus: Madhuca
J.F.Gmel.
Synonyms[1]
  • Bassia J.Koenig ex L. 1771, illegitimate homonym not Bassia All. 1766. (Amaranthaceae)
  • Azaola Blanco
  • Kakosmanthus Hassk.
  • Cacosmanthus Miq.
  • Dasyaulus Thwaites
  • Aesandra Pierre ex L.Planch.
  • Illipe F.Muell.
  • Vidoricum Rumph. ex Kuntze
  • Ganua Pierre ex Dubard
  • Dasillipe Dubard

Madhuca is a genus of plants in the family Sapotaceae first described as a genus in 1791.[2][3][4]

Madhuca is native to south, east, and southeast Asia and Papuasia (from India to China to New Guinea).[1][5]

There are about 100 species.[5]

Species[1]

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