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Annona senegalensis (Wild custard apple)

Wildesuikerappel [Afrikaans]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > magnoliids > Order: Magnoliales > Family: Annonaceae > Genus: Annona

Annona senegalensis (Wild custard apple) Annona senegalensis (Wild custard apple)

Annona senegalensis, Black granite quarry, Mtoko, Zimbabwe. [photos MA Hyde, Flora of Zimbabwe].

Native to West, East and southern Africa as well as Madagascar, the Comores and Cape Verde Islands. Within southern Africa, recorded from Botswana, Swaziland, Zimbabwe and South Africa (Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal).