Taxon: Annona glabra L.

 
Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 3484
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:537. 1753
Name Verified on: 18-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Gene sources: graft stock for Annona (for Annona spp. fide Pl Res SEAs 2:316. 1991)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Gabon; Sao Tome and Principe
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Pacific

    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

  • Cultivated:

  • Africa

    • West Tropical Africa: Ghana
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Malesia: Malaysia; Philippines
  • Southern America

    • Northern South America: Venezuela

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image