Annona glabra

Pond Apple

  • Family: Annonaceae
  • Form: Semi-deciduous, single-stem, tree to 35 ft. tall
  • Leaves: Simple, alternate, deciduous, and coriacious, entire, ovate to elliptic, involute, prominent midrib
  • Stem/Bark: Grey to brown, becoming rougher with age
  • Flower: Bisexual, large, 6 petals, white with red near the center of the three outer petals
  • Fruit: Yellowish green, firm pome the size of an apple but oblong in shape
  • Comments: Annona glabra shares the same family (Annonaceae) as the native pawpaws (Asimina spp.)
  • Additional Resources:
    IFAS document (pdf)
    Wikipedia Link
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