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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Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, Crassidlora 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.

When opened, the fruit has a creamy pulp and very strong odor and flavor that differs greatly from custard apple. In the mice fed experimental diets, the biochemical parameters of the blood serum showed normal levels of glucose, triglycerides, and cholesterol.

These are the best quality fruits for the crasxiflora, because if harvested directly from the tree, the fruit anona not mature, producing an inferior quality flavor.

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. Retrieved 21 January The oxidative stress levels observed indicated that CP was not exerting a great influence on the induction of reactive oxygen species.


It is considered a delicacy in the Cerrado region, sold in street markets, consumed fresh or as a Crssifloracakein the form of cookiescrackerspopsice cream, jams and many other sweets. Among them, the Marolo Annona crassiflora Mart. Views Read Edit View history.

Annona crassiflora

When the fruit is ripe it falls to the ground under the protection of the crown, exuding a strong and distinctive smell. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how crasziflora grow it from seed.

Front view of flower Photograph by: Its pollen is shed as permanent tetrads.

Annona crassiflora – Marolo – Seeds

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Each entry has a brief description of the plant and its uses, accompanied by one to many excellent quality photographs of the fruits.

Retrieved from ” https: Brazilian savanna constitutes a valuable ecoregion that contributes to the supply of fruit known worldwide for its nutritional value and peculiar flavors. The micronucleus test indicated neither mutagenic nor antimutagenic effects of Marolo consumption on bone marrow cells but showed potentialization of cyclophosphamide CP.

As the whole fruit is a complex matrix, annoja interactions between its components could be responsible for its negative and positive biological effects. It has axial root system that reaches greater depths in the soil to absorb water and nutrients.


If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. Close-up of a flower Photograph by: Its trunk is straight with crooked crasaifloraits bark is corky, chipped and thick.

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The flowers of a marolo look like jellyfish wearing hats, and the fruits are sweet and very rough. It is native to Brazil and Paraguay [1] and the fruit is eaten by native peoples in the Brazilian Cerrado.

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This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat The original caption said ‘Fruit’, but it looks more like an unopened flower bud to my untrained eyes Photograph by: 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.

Last update on Annona crassiflora Ctassiflora classification Kingdom: In order to establish the safety of Marolo for human consumption, this study evaluated the following: 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.

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