Annona glabra

Annona glabra

Annona glabra

(Pond Apple)

FAMILY

Annonaceae

Species

Annona glabra

Common name(s)

Pond Apple (CLASS 2, WONS)

Flower colour; life form

Flowers white. Tree to 6 m tall.

Distinguishing features

Semi-deciduous, bark grey with prominent lenticels. Leaves alternate on a slightly zig-zag stem. Leaves to 12 cm long, flowers cream, 3 outer petals with a red spot near base. Fruits 5-8 cm diameter, green, flesh orange, seeds numerous.

Annona glabra