Manipur Forest Flora
A Comprehensive Database of Ligneous Plants of Manipur (India)
Designed & Developed by Forest Research Institute, Dehradun

Complete Taxonomic details of Species: Annona reticulata Linn.

Family: Annonaceae Genus: Annona Species: Annona reticulata Linn.






Synonym Annona excelsa Kunth, Annona laevis Kunth Flower Color Greenish
Common Name Netted Custard Apple Flower Type Solitary
English / Trade Name Jamaican apple,Bullock's heart,Custard apple,Sugar apple,Netted custard apple Flowering Period April-June
Vernacular /Local Name Sitaphal Fruiting Period July-Sept
Altitude Up to 1500 m Fruit Type Berry
Habit Tree Fruit Details The compound fruit, 8-16 cm in diameter, may be symmetrically heart-shaped, lopsided, or irregular; or nearly round, or oblate, with a deep or shallow depression at the base
Habitat Occurs in deciduous or semi-evergreen forest and also cultivated Bark Type Smooth
Distribution Native to Belize, Guatemala and exotic to India, Malaysia, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, South Africa, Bahamas, Bermuda, Brazil and Guam Bark Details Light brown bark and visible leaf scars; inner bark light yellow
Distribution in manipur Origin Exotic
    Leaf Type Simple
    Leaf Arrangement Alternate (leaves born singly along stem)
    Leaf Shape Oblong
Description of Species A small deciduous or semi-deciduous tree, 6.1-7.6 m in height Leaf Details The ill-smelling leaves are deciduous, alternate, oblong or narrow-lanceolate, 10-20 cm long, 2-5 cm wide, with conspicuous veins

Specimen's Details / Live Plants Details

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