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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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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. Santos Creative Commons Attribution 3.

Close-up of a flower Photograph by: The micronucleus test indicated neither mutagenic nor antimutagenic effects of Marolo consumption on bone marrow cells but showed potentialization of cyclophosphamide CP. This page was last edited on 24 Decemberat Its trunk is straight with crooked twigsits bark is corky, chipped and thick. 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.

The oxidative stress levels observed indicated that CP was not exerting a great influence on the induction of reactive oxygen species. Among them, the Marolo Annona crassiflora Mart.


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In the mice fed experimental diets, the biochemical parameters of the blood serum showed normal levels of glucose, triglycerides, and cholesterol. It is native to Brazil and Paraguay [1] and the fruit is eaten by native peoples in the Brazilian Cerrado.

Views Read Edit View history. Its pollen is shed as craassiflora tetrads. Retrieved 21 January Publisher Reference Publications; Michigan. When opened, the fruit has a creamy pulp and very strong odor and flavor that differs greatly from custard apple. Now containing plants.

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These are the best quality fruits for the consumer, because if harvested directly from the tree, the crassifoora will not mature, producing an inferior quality flavor. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. It has axial root system that reaches greater depths in the soil to absorb water and nutrients. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.

If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. 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 annnoa the plant is found, a brief list of uses and any medically active compounds in the plant. Stunning ceassiflora of each species, brief details on the plant, its uses and how to grow it from seed.


The original caption said ‘Fruit’, but it looks more like an unopened flower bud to my untrained eyes Photograph by: As the whole fruit is a complex matrix, the interactions between its components could be crassiflorw for its negative and positive biological effects. A superb work, with the minor irritation that the translation from Portuguese is not of the best.

When the fruit is ripe it falls to the ground under the protection of the crown, exuding a strong and distinctive smell. The fruiting begins in November, maturing between February and April, where living in Minas Gerais, where it is popularly associated with the Lent season.

In order to establish the safety of Marolo for human consumption, this study evaluated the following: Each crassiflorq has a brief description of the plant and its uses, accompanied by one to many excellent quality photographs of the fruits. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Annona crassiflora Scientific classification Kingdom: Front view of flower Photograph by: Last update on Crassifllra flowers of a marolo look like jellyfish wearing hats, and the fruits are sweet and very rough.