Annona

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Annona
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Scientific classification e
Genus: Magnoliophyta
Genus: Magnoliopsida
Genus: Magnoliales
Genus: Annonaceae
Genus: Annona
Species:
A. 
Binomial name
Annona

Annona is a genus of plants in the Annonaceae family. It contains species like the custard apple and sugar apple. It is the second-largest genus in its family after Guatteria.[2] It has about 166[3] species of shrubs and trees.[4] Its name comes from from anón, a Hispaniolan Taíno word for it.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Plants Profile for Annona (annona)". plants.usda.gov. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  2. "ITIS Standard Report Page: Annona". www.itis.gov. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  3. "Annona — The Plant List". www.theplantlist.org. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  4. "Annona in Flora of North America @ efloras.org". www.efloras.org. Retrieved 2020-08-13.
  5. Austin, Daniel F. (2004). Florida Ethnobotany. CRC Press. p. 95. ISBN 978-0-8493-2332-4.