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Miracle fruit, Synsepalum dulcificum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Subfamily: Chrysophylloideae
Genus: Synsepalum
(A.DC.) Daniell[1]

Synsepalum is a genus of trees and shrubs in the chicle family, Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1852.[5][3]

Synsepalum is native to the tropical lowlands of Africa.[4][6]



  1. ^ "Synsepalum (A. DC.) Daniell". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2009-03-31. Retrieved 2010-02-27. 
  2. ^ Candolle, Alphonse Louis Pierre Pyramus de. 1844. Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 8: 183-184 in Latin
  3. ^ a b Tropicos, Synsepalum (A. DC.) Daniell
  4. ^ a b c Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  5. ^ Daniel. 1852. Pharmaceutical journal and Transactions; a weekly record of pharmacy and allied sciences 11: 446
  6. ^ Govaerts, R., Frodin, D.G. & Pennington, D. (2001 publ. 2002). World Checklist and Bibliography of Sapotaceae: 1-364. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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