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Taxon: Annona glabra L.

Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae.
Nomen number: 3484
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:537. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 18-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA). Alternate site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO).
Accessions: 1 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:

  • alligator-apple   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 2:315.) – English
  • corkwood   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • cow-apple   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • mangrove anona   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • monkey-apple   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – English
  • pond-apple   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • annone des marais   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • cachiman cochon   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
  • corossol de la mer   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – French
  • corossolier des marais   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Alligatorapfel   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • Mangroven-Annone   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – German
  • Wasserapfel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • anón liso   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • bagá   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • cayuda   (Source: Pl Res SEAs 2:315.) – Spanish
  • corcho   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Spanish
  • palo bobo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • alligatoräpple   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • 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 (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    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
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador [s.]

      Naturalized:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Sri Lanka
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • PACIFIC
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji

      Cultivated:
  • AFRICA
    West Tropical Africa: Ghana
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Malesia: Malaysia; Philippines
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: Venezuela

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).
  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Berhaut, J. 1971–. Flore illustrée du Senegal.
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980–. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • 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.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hoehne, F. C. 1946. Frutas indigenas. Inst. Bot. São Paulo. 1–88.
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Maas, P. J. M. et al. 1994. Studies in Annonaceae. XXI. Index to species and infraspecific taxa of neotropical Annonaceae. Candollea 49:400.
  • Maas, P. J. M. et al. 2001. Annonaceae from Central-eastern Brazil. Rodriguésia 52(80):66.
  • Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Pino, J. A. 2010. Chapter 14. Annona fruits. 231–246 In: Hui, Y. H., ed., Handbook of fruit and vegetable flavors. 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.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • 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. 2:315 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 2:315.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
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Synonyms:


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Images:

  • Seed: 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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