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Taxon: Annona glabra L.

 
Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 3484
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:537. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 18-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (Annona glabra has limited commercial value as fruit-species)
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone

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

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador (s.)


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela


    Naturalized

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Sri Lanka

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


References:

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  7. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  8. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  9. Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
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  30. Schaffer, B. et al. 2006. Responses of subtropical and tropical fruit trees to flooding in calcareous soil. HortScience 41:549-555. Note: recognized as of limited commercial value fruit-species
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Check other web resources for Annona glabra L. :

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?id=3484. Accessed 16 July 2019.