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: 1 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 Ceiba 24:25. 1981, 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

  • Cultivated

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China Guangdong
  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States Florida
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Central America


  • Ferreira, F. R. & A. C. de Q. Pinto 2005. Chapter 8. Genetic resources (Annona Species) 53-61.
  • George, A. P. & R. J. Nissen 1987. Propagation of Annona species: a review Sci. Hort. 33:75-85.
  • Maas, P. J. M. et al. 1994. Studies in Annonaceae. XXI. Index to species and infraspecific taxa of neotropical Annonaceae (Candollea) 49:403.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rainer, H. & L. W. Chatrou, eds. World species list of Annonaceae (on-line resource). (AnnonBase)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)


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