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Taxon: Annona muricata L.

 
Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 3492
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:536. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 60 (6 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base; fruit
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (n.)

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • South America


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (probable origin West Indies)

References:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Agustín, J. A. & S. D. Segura Ledesma. 2014. Conservación y uso de los recursos genéticos de Annonaceae en México. Revista Brasil. Frutic. 36:118-124. Note: Annona muricata is grown in Mexico mostly for beverage use; its use as a fruit is limited
  3. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  4. Bonavia, D. et al. 2004. Archaeological evidence of cherimoya (Annona cherimolia Mill.) and guanabana (Annoma muricata L.) in ancient Peru. Econ. Bot. 58:509-522.
  5. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Annona+muricata&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  11. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  12. Hoehne, F. C. 1946. Frutas indigenas. Inst. Bot. São Paulo. 1-88
  13. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  14. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  15. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  16. Larranaga, N. & J. I. Hormaza. 2015. DNA barcoding of perennial fruit tree species of agronomic interest in the genus Annona (Annonaceae). Front. Plant Sci. 6: Art. 589. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00589
  17. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  18. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  19. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  20. Maas, P. J. M. et al. 1994. Studies in Annonaceae. XXI. Index to species and infraspecific taxa of neotropical Annonaceae. Candollea 49:404.
  21. Maas, P. J. M. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  22. Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  23. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  24. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  25. Mohd Khalid, M. Z. 2002. Hybridizations between selected Annonaceae species. Acta Hort. 575:367-369.
  26. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  27. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  28. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  29. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  30. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995-. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. Note: Missouri Botanical Garden & Timber Press
  31. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  32. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:75-78.
  33. Villachica, H. 1996. Frutales y hortalizas promisorios de la amazonia. Tratado de Cooperacion Amazonica. 44:129-136.
  34. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Annona muricata L. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?3492. Accessed 12 November 2019.