Taxon: Annona squamosa L.

 
Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 3503
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:537. 1753
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 13-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Krussmann; Use Pl Dominica)
  • Gene sources: potential graft stock for atemoya (fide HortScience 41:552. 2006)
  • Gene sources: potential graft stock for cherimoya (fide Trop Fruits 6:137. 2011)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of atemoya ()
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: potential for plant pest control ()

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • Africa (tropical)

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

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Micronesia
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji

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


    Naturalized (widely natzd. in tropics)

    Other (probable origin West Indies)

References:

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  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Bolívar-Fernández, N. et al. 2009. Maduración de frutos de saramuyo (Annona squamosa L.) desarrollados en Yucatán, México Agrociencia (Montecillo) 43:133-141.
  4. DeFilipps, R. A. Useful plants of the Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies. (Use Pl Dominica)
  5. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  6. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  7. Escribano, P. et al. 2008. Development of 52 new polymorphic SSR markers from cherimoya (Annona cherimola Mill.): transferability to related taxa and selection of a reduced set for DNA fingerprinting and diversity studies Molec. Ecol. Resources 8:317-321.
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  9. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  10. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  11. George, A. P. & R. J. Nissen 1987. Propagation of Annona species: a review Sci. Hort. 33:75-86.
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  14. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
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  16. Krüssmann, G. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976). 1984 (Krussmann)
  17. 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.
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  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?3503. Accessed 22 May 2018.