Pouteria polysepala

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Pouteria polysepala
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Pouteria
Species: P. polysepala
Binomial name
Pouteria polysepala

Pouteria Polysepala is a species of plant in the Sapotaceae family. The Pouteria Polysepala is a member of the Plantae Kingdom; the Trachepohtya Phylum; the Magnolipsida Class; the Ebenales Order; and Pouteria Genus. It is endemic to Brazil, it can only be found in Brazil, making it a rare species. In addition, this particular species of plant is threatened by habitat loss and is considered "Critically Endangered (CR). It is known to reside within a large tree in a forest that is not experiencing heavy flooding. [1] The only known occurrence of Pouteria polysepala is at the mouth of the Rio Javari.[2]


  1. ^ "Pouteria polysepala.". International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. 6 October 2011. 
  2. ^ Pires O' Brien, J. (6 January 2009). "Pouteria polysepala.". Biodiversity.Mongabay.com.