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Annona purpurea (annona)

Synonyms: Annona involucrata; Annona manirote; Annona prestoei

Wikipedia Abstract

Annona purpurea is an edible fruit and medicinal plant in the Annonaceae family. It is native to Mexico, Central America, and parts of South America. Its common names include soncoya, sincuya, and cabeza de negro. It is a small to medium tree reaching a maximum of 6 to 10 metres (20 to 33 ft). It is deciduous with hairy leaves and large, strong-scented flowers.
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Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen
Structure [1]  Tree

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Palo Verde National Park II 46190 Costa Rica  
Refugio de Vida Silvestre Reserva Karen Mogensen F. Nature Reserve 1866 Costa Rica  


Automeris zugana[2]
Saguinus oedipus (cotton-top tamarin)[3]


External References

USDA Plant Profile



Attributes / relations provided by
1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Proyecto Tití
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