Habit: Pouteria campechiana grows as a tree up to 20 m in height. Young stems are brown pubescent. The leaves are arranged alternately, to 30 cm in length (usually smaller), elliptic to obovate, with an acute/acuminate/obtuse leaf apex. The leaf margin is entire and slightly undulate.
The complete, perfect, actinomorphic, and subsessile flowers are arranged in groups of 1-4 arising in the axils of leaves. The calyx has 5fused brown pubescent sepals. The corolla has 5 white fused petals. There are 5 stamens fused to the corolla and 5 staminodes. The ovary is superior with 5 locules and ovules. The fruit is an orange/brown/yellow drupe or berry at maturity.
Habitat: Pouteria campechiana grows in Human Altered environments (yards, gardens, farms).
Distribution: Pouteria campechiana is NOT native to the Lucayan Archipelago. It is native to Mexico and Central America but is grown throughout the Caribbean region.
Medicinal/Cultural/Economic usage: Pouteria campechiana is not known to be used medicinally in the Lucayan Archipelago.
The fruits are edible.