Archaeological evidence of cherimoya (Annona cherimolia Mill.) and guanabana (Annona muricata L.) in ancient Peru

Duccio Bonavia, Carlos M. Ochoa, Óscar Tovar S, Rodolfo Cerrón Palomino

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Abstract

The results of this study confirm the presence of both guanabana and cherimoya in ancient Peru. Our evidence consists of linguistic data and botanical remains of plants that were found in archaeological contexts, as well as ceramic phytomorphic representations of the fruits.
Original languageAmerican English
Pages (from-to)509-522
Number of pages14
JournalEconomic Botany
Volume58
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2004

Keywords

  • Annona cherimolia
  • Annona muricata
  • Archaeology
  • Cherimoya
  • Guanabana
  • Peru

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Archaeological evidence of cherimoya (Annona cherimolia Mill.) and guanabana (Annona muricata L.) in ancient Peru'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this