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Taxon: Annona cherimola Mill.

Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae.
Nomen number: 3479
Place of publication: Gard. dict. ed. 8: Annona no. 5. 1768
Name verified on: 13-Jul-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 13-Jul-2010
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA). Alternate site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO).
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • cherimoya   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • custard-apple   (Source: Pl Book ) – English
  • mao ye fan li zhi   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • chérimolier   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Cherimoya   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • atemóia   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • cherimóia   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • chirimoyo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • kirimoja   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Western South America: Ecuador - Loja [Andes]; Peru [Andes]

      Cultivated: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Libya
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Somalia
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel
    China: China [s.]
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Malesia: Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Italy [s.]
    Southwestern Europe: Spain [s.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    Mexico
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Central America
    South America

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage.
  • 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. Res. 8:317–321.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. 1979–1982. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Killeen, T. J. et al. 1993. Guia de arboles de Bolivia. ["cherimolia"].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Little, E. L., Jr. et al. 1964–1974. Trees of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.
  • Maas, P. J. M. et al. 1994. Studies in Annonaceae. XXI. Index to species and infraspecific taxa of neotropical Annonaceae. Candollea 49:397.
  • Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2.
  • Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Pino, J. A. Chapter 14. Annona fruits. 231–246 In: Hui, Y. H., ed., Handbook of Fruit and Vegetable Flavors. 2010 231–246.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Spichiger, R., ed. 1985–. Flora del Paraguay. ["cherimolia"].
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. 2:71 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 2:71.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition). ["cherimolia"].
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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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