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Taxon: Annona montana Macfad.

Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 3490
Place of publication: Fl. Jamaica 1:7. 1837
Name verified on: 05-Feb-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 05-Feb-2002
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA). Alternate site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO).
Accessions: 2 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:

  • mountain soursop   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • shan di fan li zhi   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • bosch-zuurzak   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Dutch
  • corossolier bâtard   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Schleimapfel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • guanábana cimarrona   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Human food: fruit   (fide F ChinaEng)
  • Gene sources: graft stock for Annona   (for Annona spp. fide Pl Res SEAs 2:316. 1991)

Distributional range:

    Caribbean: Dominican Republic; Jamaica; Puerto Rico
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

      Cultivated: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    China: China - Guangdong
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
    Indo-China: Indochina
    Malesia: Philippines
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Colombia




Check other web resources for Annona montana Macfad.:


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  • 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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