Images of White sapote, Mexican Apple, Cochitzapotl, Casimiroa edulis

Stock images of White sapote, Mexican Apple, Casimiroa edulis. Photos © 2011 Steven Foster. Please contact us for pricing and terms at sfoster@stevenfoster.com or call +1-479-253-2629.

Two images of White sapote, Mexican Apple, Casimiroa edulis, Rutaceae, rue family. The Aztec name in the Nahuatl language, cochitzapotl, denotes the ancient historial use suggesting the edible fruit induces drowsiness. Chemical and pharmacolgical studies on the seeds reveal that one componenet, zapotin, may have a chemopreventive effect against colon cancer.

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