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Annona squamosa L.

Bukit Gantang, Perak, Malaysia.

 

Annona squamosa L. Annonaceae. CN: [Malay - Nona serikaya], Sugar-apple, Custard-apple, Sweetsop. Probable native to West Indies; widely cultivated in the tropics as food; fruit has delicious white pulp. A small, much branched shrub or small tree 3-8 m tall with a broad, open crown or irregularly spreading branches, and a short trunk short. Read botanical details in Wiki.

 

Synonym(s):

Annona asiatica L.

 

Ref and suggested reading:

www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?3503

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Annona_squamosa

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Taken on September 18, 2011