Manilkara elata

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Manilkara elata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Manilkara
Species: M. elata
Binomial name
Manilkara elata
(Allemão ex Miq.) Monach.[2]
Synonyms

Mimusops elata Allemão in Mart. ex Miq.[2][3][4]

Manilkara elata is a species of plant in the Sapotaceae family. Endemic to Brazil, it is endangered by habitat loss.The wood is very hard (far superior oak) and heavy, with a normal amount of pores. Extremely durable. Amazing resistance to insect damage and rotting.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ a b Assessor: Pires-O'Brien, J. (1998). "Manilkara elata in IUCN 2009". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2009.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. Retrieved January 20, 2010. 
  2. ^ a b Phytologia 4: 101. 1952 "Plant Name Details for Manilkara elata". IPNI. Retrieved December 27, 2009. nomenclatural synonym: Sapotaceae Mimusops elata 
  3. ^ Fl. Bras. (Martius) 7: 42. "Plant Name Details for Mimusops elata Allem. ex Miq.". IPNI. Retrieved December 26, 2009. 
  4. ^ "Plant Name Details for Mimusops elata Allemão in Mart. ex Miq.". IPNI. Retrieved December 26, 2009. nomenclatural synonym: Sapotaceae Manilkara elata