Jocote

Jocotes, tropische Früchte, Spondias purpurea.
Synonyme:
Rote Mombin
Kategorien: Medizinalpflanze
Spondias_purpurea (Wikipedia)

Jocote
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Sapindales
Family:Anacardiaceae
Genus:Spondias
Species:
S. purpurea
Binomial name
Spondias purpurea

Spondias purpura is a species of flowering plant in the cashew family, Anacardiaceae, that is native to tropical regions of the Americas, from Mexico to Brazil. It is also very common in most of the Caribbean Islands. It is commonly known as jocote, which derives from the Nahuatl word xocotl, meaning any kind of sour or acidic fruit. Other common names include red mombin, plum, purple mombin, hog plum, ciruela huesito (Colombia), ciruela, ciruela traqueadora (Panama), ciriguela, cirigüela, cirguela, cirguelo (Ecuador), and siniguelas (Philippines). It is a popular fruit throughout Central America, particularly in El Salvador, Nicaragua , Honduras and in Costa Rica.

Jocote (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish jocote, from Classical Nahuatl.

Noun

jocote (plural jocotes)

  1. mombin

Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Classical Nahuatl xocotl (fruit, plum).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xoˈkote/, [xoˈkot̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ote

Noun

jocote m (plural jocotes)

  1. mombin (fruit, tree)

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