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- Annandale Falls - GRENADA
Description5-10m tree; lvs 6-15cm, hairless; flowers globose, slightly 3 angled, 6 fleshy petals; no domatia in leaf axils. Ft surface very smooth compared to the other Annona.
InterestAnnona is a Haitian, or Taino Indian vernacular name (Keay, 1989). This species is not commonly eaten, although it is edible. Sometimes madeinto wines or jellies.
CollectorW.D. Hawthorne, S.Cable & D. Jules
LocationOn nature trail near falls.
NotesTree 9m tall, 12cm dbh with stem divided from base. BARK: smooth, grey, vertical lines of large lenticellate depressions. SLASH: soft, fibrous, damp, pale yellow to pink-brown, darkening slightly, smell faintly sweet. LEAVES: vegetable smell when crushed; US midrib channelled, sec. nerves slightly prominant; LS tertiary nerves darker green. FLOWERS: pale cream-yellow. FRUIT: green, imm.