Black Sapote

Australian Black Sapote or Chocolate Pudding Fruit

Diospyros nigra

Diospyros_nigra (Wikipedia)

Diospyros nigra
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Ericales
Family:Ebenaceae
Genus:Diospyros
Species:
D. nigra
Binomial name
Diospyros nigra
Synonyms
List

Diospyros nigra, the black sapote, is a species of persimmon. Common names include chocolate pudding fruit, black soapapple and (in Spanish) zapote prieto. The tropical fruit tree is native to Mexico, Central America, and Colombia. The common name sapote refers to any soft, edible fruit. Black sapote is not related to white sapote nor mamey sapote.

Black Sapote (Wiktionary)

English

Alternative forms

  • black zapote

Etymology

Calque of Spanish zapote negro.

Noun

black sapote (plural black sapotes)

  1. A kind of fruit (Diospyros nigra).

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