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Chilean lucuma
Pouteria splendens
Pouteria splendens
Chilean lucuma bully
Pouteria splendens Sapotaceae
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English common name
  •Chilean lucuma
Spanish common names
  •lúcumo chileno
  •lúcumo silvestre
  •palo colorado
accepted scientific name
  •Pouteria splendens (A. DC.) Kuntze
rules for finding collection records
  •Pouteria splendens (41)
  •Pouteria valparadisaea (18)
  •Lucuma splendens (1)
family name
  • Sapotaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Jardín Botánico Nacional - Viña del Mar - Chile
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Broadleaf Trees
Flowers: Five petals
Petal colors: color
Flower size is about 0.25 inches
Leaf: Alternate, Simple
Plant Observed 3rd week of June thru 3rd week of February

How Likely at this Location (16%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (36%)
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