genus Annona


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Noun1.genus Annona - type genus of the Annonaceaegenus Annona - type genus of the Annonaceae; tropical American trees or shrubs
magnoliid dicot genus - genus of dicotyledonous flowering plants regarded as among the most primitive of extant angiosperms
Annonaceae, custard-apple family, family Annonaceae - chiefly tropical trees or shrubs
custard apple, custard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
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Within the genus Annona, the fruit (Annona squamosa L.), also known as 'fruta do conde'or 'ata', is commercially successful, as it is popular with consumers due to the taste (SOUZA et al., 2012; ZUCARELI et al., 2007).
The genus Annona (Annonaceae) consists of 250 species distributed across Brazil, and has a great variety of of fleshy, odorous and tathy fruits, known as "araticum" or "marolo", widely consumed "in natura" and used by the population to prepare juice, ice-cream or jelly (Silva and Tassara, 2001).
Olowokudejo, "Comparative morphology of leaf epidermis in the genus Annona (Annonaceae) in West Africa," Phytomorphol, vol.
coriacea on bugs, but the insecticidal activity is explained due to the fact that genus Annona have active molecules such as the acetogenins, that have various biological activities, including the insecticide (Boaventura 2003, Nascimento et al.
Compounds with insecticidal activity are particularly abundant in the genus Annona, having been detected in no fewer than 13 species.