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Citrus ID


Yellow Sapote




Wooly-leaved Sapote (sec. Cottin 2002)

Cultivar or taxon


Casimiroa tetrameria Millsp. (sensu Tanaka sec. Cottin 2002)



Crown open, not weeping. First year twig surface glabrous; second or third year twig surface striate; thorns absent or not persistent; prickles absent or not persistent. Petiole pubescent, length very long, wings absent. Leaflets five to seven, margins crenate/crenulate, rachis wings absent, shade leaflet blades weakly conduplicate, sun leaflet blades flat. Leaflets not scented when crushed. Fruit broader than long or as broad as long or longer than broad, rind light green with some break to yellow (5), green-yellow (6), yellow (7-10) or yellow-orange (11), rind texture smooth (1-3), navel absent, flesh yellow.



Cottin, R. 2002. Citrus of the World: A citrus directory. Version 2.0. France: SRA INRA-CIRAD.


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1GRIN: Germplasm Resources Information Network; NPGS: National Plant Germplasm System

2NCBI: National Center for Biotechnology Information


Citrus ID Edition 2
October, 2011