Synonym: Sapota achras, Manilcara achras
The Sapodilla, a very common tropical American fruit produces attractive evergreen trees that often reach a height of 60 feet or more. In southern Mexico, this species is tapped for its ingredient of chewing gum. The elliptic to obovate leaves are 2 to 5 inches long (5 to 8 cm) and 1 to 2 inches wide (2.5 to 5 cm).
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