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Sideroxylon grandiflorum, yang dikenal sebagai tambalacoque atau pohon dodo, adalah sebuah pohon panjang umur dalam keluarga Sapotaceae, endemik dari Mauritius. Pohon tersebut ditanam untuk diambil batangnya.

Infotaula d'ésser viuSideroxylon grandiflorum
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Taksonomi
divisioTracheophyta
subdivisionSpermatophytina
-angiosperms
-mesangiosperms
-eudicots
-core eudicots
-asterids
OrdoEricales
familiaSapotaceae
genusSideroxylon
SpesiesSideroxylon grandiflorum
A.DC.
Distribució
Endemik Mauritius Island Terjemahkan
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  • Catling, P. M. (2001): Extinction and the importance of history and dependence in conservation. Biodiversity 2(3): 2-13 pdf
  • Helfferich, C. (1990): The Turkey and the Tambalacoque Tree
  • Hershey, D. R. (2004): The widespread misconception that the tambalacoque absolutely required the dodo for its seeds to germinate. Plant Science Bulletin 50: 105-108.
  • Hill, A. W. (1941): The genus Calvaria, with an account of the stony endocarp and germination of the seed, and description of the new species. Annals of Botany 5(4): 587-606. PDF fulltext (requires user account)
  • King, H. C. (1946): Interim Report on Indigenous Species in Mauritius. Port Louis, Mauritius: Government Printer.
  • Owadally, A. W. & Temple, Stanley A. (1979): The dodo and the tambalacoque tree. Science 203(4387): 1363-1364.
  • Quammen, David (1996): The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction. Touchstone, New York.ISBN 0-684-82712-3
  • Temple, Stanley A. (1977): Plant-animal mutualism: coevolution with Dodo leads to near extinction of plant. Science 197(4306): 885-886. HTML abstract
  • Witmer, M. C. & Cheke, A. S. (1991): The dodo and the tambalacoque tree: an obligate mutualism reconsidered. Oikos 61(1): 133-137. HTML abstract