Rollinia mucosa (Jacq.) Baill.
  • Adansonia

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Rollinia mucosa (Jacq.) Baill. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 16 Oct 2021'

General Information

Trees to 10 m tall. Bark grayish brown, with rose-colored tissue below. Petiole 5-10 mm; leaf blade oblong-elliptic, 15-25 × 8-11 cm, leathery, abaxially pubescent, adaxially smooth and glossy, midvein prominent, secondary veins 11-16 on each side of midvein, base slightly cuneate, apex acuminate. Inflorescences 1-flowered. Flowers 2-3.5 cm in diam. Pedicel ca. 2 cm, thick and widening at apex. Sepals broadly triangular, 3-4 mm. Outer petals with conspicuous winglike dorsal appendage; inner petals small and scalelike. Stamens many, ca. 1 mm. Carpels many; styles terminal, short, densely hairy. Syncarp dark green at first, ripening yellow to pale yellow, spherical to oblong, 10-20 × 7-20 cm, with soft protuberances ending in a brown to black fleshy point at apex of each carpel; pulp white or cream, fleshy, with a soft fibrous and mucilaginous texture, juicy and with a pleasant aroma. Seeds dark brown to almost black, ca. 10 × 5 mm. Fl. May-Jun, fr. Jul-Nov.

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    Rollinia mucosa (Jacq.) Baill. ... VER ...  Annona mucosa Jacq.

  • Provided by: [D].Flora de Nicaragua
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     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    MBG Floras Images
    Flora images. Missouri Botanical Garden. Accessed on Jun. 2018.
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora Of CHina @
    'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • C Missouri Botanical Garden
    Flora de Nicaragua
    WD Stevens, CU Ulloa, A Pool and OM Montiel. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, 2001
    • D Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • E CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).