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Xylopia aromatica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Magnoliids
Order: Magnoliales
Family: Annonaceae
Genus: Xylopia

Coelocline A. DC.
Habzelia A. DC.
Parabotrys Müll. Hal., orth. var.
Parartabotrys Miq.
Patonia Wight
Pseudannona (Baill.) Saff.
Unona L. f.
Xylopiastrum Roberty
Xylopicron Adans., orth. var.
Xylopicrum P. Browne[1]

Xylopia is a genus of flowering plants in the family Annonaceae. They are mostly trees and some shrubs. There are about 160 species distributed in Asia, Africa, and the Americas.[2][3]

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  1. ^ Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) (2007-10-05). "Genus: Xylopia L.". Taxonomy for Plants. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 2008-04-19. 
  2. ^ Xylopia. Flora of China.
  3. ^ Moreira, I. C., Lago, J. H. G., Young, M. C. M., & Roque, N. F. (2003). Antifungal aromadendrane sesquiterpenoids from the leaves of Xylopia brasiliensis. Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, 14(5), 828-831.