Taxon: Annona muricata L.

 
Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 3492
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:536. 1753
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 11-Jul-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Mar-2018
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: beverage base ()
  • Human food: fruit ()
  • Gene sources: graft stock for soursop (Annona muricata is used as seedling graft stock)
  • 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:

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  3. 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.
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Check other web resources for Annona muricata L. :

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?id=3492. Accessed 24 April 2018.