Mimusops elengi L.
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Magnoliopsida||Dicotyledons—plants with two initial seed leaves|
|Subclass||Asteridae||A large class that encompasses asters|
|Order||Ericales||Tea, persimmon, blueberry, Brazil nut, azalea, many others|
|Family||Sapotaceae||A genus of tropical trees that yield latex or edible oils. From Sapota, an obsolete genus of the sapodilla tree, and -aceae|
|Genus||Mimusops||From middle Greek mimous, probably from Greek mimeisthai, “to imitate;” and -ops|
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Mimusops elengi description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 25 May 2020.
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2/24/2010 · San Diego (Quail) Botanic Garden, Encinitas, CA