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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Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. 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. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University, Its pollen is shed as permanent tetrads. As the whole fruit is a complex matrix, the interactions between its components could be responsible for its annonna and positive biological effects.

The micronucleus test indicated neither mutagenic nor antimutagenic effects of Marolo consumption on bone marrow cells but showed potentialization of cyclophosphamide CP. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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When opened, the fruit has a creamy pulp and very strong odor and flavor that differs greatly from custard apple. Santos Creative Commons Attribution 3. In order to establish the safety of Marolo for human consumption, this study evaluated the following: These crassifloda the best quality fruits for the consumer, because if harvested directly from the tree, the fruit will not mature, producing an inferior quality flavor.


Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. The flowers of a marolo look like jellyfish wearing hats, and the fruits are sweet and very rough. annonaa

Annona crassiflora – Useful Tropical Plants

Among them, the Marolo Annona crassiflora Mart. The fruiting begins in November, maturing between February and April, where living in Minas Gerais, where it is popularly associated with the Lent season.

Now containing plants. The original caption said ‘Fruit’, but it looks more like an unopened flower bud to my untrained eyes Photograph by: Views Read Edit View history. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

Annona crassiflora Scientific classification Kingdom: In the mice fed experimental diets, the biochemical parameters of the blood serum showed normal levels of glucose, triglycerides, and cholesterol. Retrieved from ” https: The oxidative stress levels observed indicated that CP was not exerting a great influence on the induction of reactive oxygen crasiflora.

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It has axial root system that reaches greater depths in the soil to absorb water and nutrients. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern.

Stunning photographs of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed. When the fruit is ripe it falls to the ground under the protection of the crown, exuding a strong and distinctive smell.


Marolo – Annona crassiflora

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. 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.

Year ISBN Description An extremely concise book, listing approximately 1, species and varieties of plants with their craasiflora 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.

It is considered a delicacy in the Cerrado region, sold in street markets, consumed fresh or as a Cocktailcakein the form of cookiescrackerspopsice cream, jams and many other sweets. This page was last ajnona on 24 Decemberat If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating.

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Close-up of a flower Photograph by: Its trunk is straight with crooked twigsits bark is corky, chipped and thick.

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