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Taxon: Annona macroprophyllata Donn. Sm.

Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 428758
Place of publication: Bot. Gaz. 49:453. 1910
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 19-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Jun-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 28 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • ilama  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • anona blanca  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • llama  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • perpauce  (Source: Ceiba) - Spanish
  • yi ye fan li zhi  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Food Feed Crops US, as A. diversifolia); fruit (as A. diversifolia; Food Feed Crops US, as A. diversifolia); fruit (as A. diversifolia; Food Feed Crops US, as A. diversifolia)

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua


    • CHINA: China [Guangdong]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America


  1. Ferreira, F. R. & A. C. de Q. Pinto 2005. Chapter 8. Genetic resources (Annona Species) 53-61.
  2. George, A. P. & R. J. Nissen 1987. Propagation of Annona species: a review Sci. Hort. 33:75-85.
  3. Maas, P. J. M. et al. 1994. Studies in Annonaceae. XXI. Index to species and infraspecific taxa of neotropical Annonaceae (Candollea) 49:403.
  4. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  5. Rainer, H. & L. W. Chatrou, eds. World species list of Annonaceae (on-line resource). (AnnonBase)
  6. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  7. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)

Check other web resources for Annona macroprophyllata Donn. Sm. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.

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?428758. Accessed 25 March 2019.