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Taxon: Annona squamosa L.

 
Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 3503
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:537. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 13-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 80 (3 active, 3 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 (fide Krussmann; Use Pl Dominica)
  • Medicines:
  • 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:

  1. Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  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. 1998. Useful plants of the Commonwealth of Dominica, West Indies.
  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. 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. Note: cites
  8. 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+squamosa&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  9. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  10. Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979-1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  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. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  14. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  15. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  16. Krüssmann, G. 1984. Manual of cultivated broad-leaved trees and shrubs (English translation of Handbuch der Laubgehölze. 1976)
  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. DOI: 10.3389/fpls.2015.00589
  18. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  19. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  20. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  21. Little, E. L., Jr. et al. 1964-1974. Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  22. Maas, P. J. M. et al. 1994. Studies in Annonaceae. XXI. Index to species and infraspecific taxa of neotropical Annonaceae. Candollea 49:409.
  23. Maas, P. J. M. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  24. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  25. Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  26. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  27. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  28. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  29. Rehm, S. & G. Espig. 1991. The cultivated plants of the tropics and subtropics
  30. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  31. Smith, A. C. 1979-1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  32. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  33. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  34. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  35. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Annona squamosa L. :

  • 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:
  • 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?id=3503. Accessed 19 July 2019.