Annona spraguei Saff.
  • Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb.

Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Annona spraguei Saff. Published on the Internet; Accessed on: 28 Oct 2020'

General Information

A tree up to 16 m. high; young branchlets ferruginous-tomentose, soon glabres- cent. Leaves on petioles 8-15 mm. long, membranaceous, pellucid-punctulate, sparsely pubescent above, at first very densely and softly sericeous-pubescent beneath with appressed grayish olivaceous hairs, rufous-tomentose along the midrib and lateral nerves, lanceolate to oblanceolate or narrowly elliptic, shortly acute or some- times subrotundate at the base, acuminate at the apex, 15-35 cm. long and 5-11 cm. broad. Flowers solitary; pedicels about 1 cm. long, in fruit up to 2 cm. long (or longer ?); flower buds globose. Sepals long-caudate from an ovate base, 8-10 mm. long. Petals thick, rotundate-ovate, 18-25 mm. long, tomentellous on the outside. Stamens 3.0-3.5 mm. long. Fruit globose or globose-ovoid, about 5 cm. in diameter; the areoles produced into; long-attenuate protuberances. Seeds oblong, 7-9 mm. long.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
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  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 


    Known only from Panama.

  • Provided by: [B].Flora de Panama
    • Source: [
    • 1
    • ]. 

     Information From

    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Flora de Panama
    Robert E. Woodson, Jr. and Robert W. Schery Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden Vol. 67, No. 4 (1980), pp. ii-xxxiii
    • B Missouri Botanical Garden
    World Flora Online consortium
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    Global Tree Search
    BGCI. 2018. GlobalTreeSearch online database. Botanic Gardens Conservation International. Richmond, U.K. Available at Accessed on 30/11/2018.
    • D Botanic Gardens Conservation International
    International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
    IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
    • E See IUCN Terms and conditions of use
    International Union for Conservation of Nature
    IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
    • F All Rights Reserved