Annona crassiflora – Marolo. Price: $ Image 1. Larger / More Photos. Sorry but this item is currently unavailable. Please check back at a later stage. Annona crassiflora Mart., whose fruit is popularly known as araticum, is a member of the Annonaceae family found in the Brazilian Cerrado. Although this plant. Influence of Marolo (Annona crassiflora Mart.) pulp intake on the modulation of mutagenic/antimutagenic processes and its action on oxidative stress in vivo.
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Front view of flower Photograph by: It was observed that the chemical composition of marolo pulp was similar to that of common fruit; nevertheless, its lipidic content and energetic values were higher.
Annona crassiflora Scientific classification Kingdom: Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The micronucleus test indicated neither mutagenic nor antimutagenic effects of Marolo consumption on bone marrow cells but showed potentialization of cyclophosphamide CP.
Retrieved from ” https: Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Brazilian savanna constitutes a valuable ecoregion that contributes to the supply of fruit known worldwide for its nutritional value and peculiar flavors. The flowers of a marolo look like jellyfish wearing hats, and the fruits are sweet and very rough.
Now containing plants. As the whole fruit is a complex matrix, the interactions between its components could be responsible for its negative and positive biological effects.
If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat These are the best quality fruits for the consumer, because if harvested directly from the tree, the fruit will not mature, producing an inferior quality flavor. In order to establish the safety of Marolo for human consumption, this study evaluated the following: Santos Creative Commons Attribution 3.
Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. In the mice fed experimental diets, the biochemical parameters of the blood serum showed normal levels of glucose, triglycerides, and cholesterol. Close-up of a flower Photograph by: When opened, the fruit has a creamy pulp and very strong odor and flavor that differs greatly from custard apple.
Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.
Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their botanical name, common name in Brazil, regions in Brazil where the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment.
The fruiting begins in November, maturing between February and April, where living in Minas Gerais, where it is popularly associated with the Lent season. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It has axial root system that reaches greater depths in the soil to absorb water and nutrients.
Last update on Each entry has a brief description of the plant and its uses, accompanied by one to many excellent quality snnona of the fruits. Retrieved 21 January In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.
Annona crassiflora – Wikipedia
The increasing deforestation of the Cerrado and the delayed germination of seeds, which can reach up to three hundred days, have contributed much to the radical reduction of maroleiros in Minas Gerais. It is native to Brazil and Paraguay annon and the fruit is eaten by native peoples in the Brazilian Cerrado. Its pollen is shed as permanent tetrads.
Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. Its trunk is straight with crooked twigsits bark is corky, chipped and thick. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, Among them, the Marolo Annona crassiflora Mart.
When the fruit is ripe it falls to the ground under the protection of the crown, exuding a strong and distinctive smell.
The original caption said ‘Fruit’, but it looks more like an unopened flower bud to my untrained eyes Photograph by: