Annona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis. Photo: Mark Hyde Black granite quarry, Mtoko. Annona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis. Photo: Bart Wursten. ANNONA SENEGALENSIS*. DISTRIBUTION. Found within semiarid and subhumid regions as a single shrub in the understorey of: savannah woodlands; open. Authority, Pers. Family, Magnoliopsida:Magnoliidae:Magnoliales:Annonaceae. Synonyms, Annona arenaria Thonn. ex Schum., Annona chrysophylla Boj.

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Flowers from October through December, but along the coast it flowers during December through February. Lost Crops of Africa. Without heat, seeds may take months for germination.

Plants of Zimbabwe Abnona No. Kirkia 10 1 Page Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa. The Annona blooms from October through December, but along the coast it flowers during December through February. Specific to Sudanleaves are boiled in the making of perfume.

The fruit pulp is edible and said to have an apricot-like flavor. Annona glabra Pond Apple. The seeds can be sowed outside in fall season annkna after the last frost of winter. Annona cacans Araticum Cagao.

Annona Senegalensis Seeds (Annona Chrysophylla Seeds, Anone Seeds)

Leaves broadly ovate to nearly circular, yellowish- or bluish-green, sparsely puberulent above, more glaucous and hairy beneath. Occasionally, it may become as tall as 11 m. Annona squamosa Sugar Apple. Publisher Weinheim Year ISBN – Description An excellent and very comprehensive guide but it only gives very short descriptions of the uses without any details of how to utilize the plants.


Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page Flowers and ripening fruit Photograph by: Flowers mostly solitary, axillary, petals greenish outside, creamy yellow within, fleshy, hairy or glabrous. Graphium angolanus angolanus Food plant Graphium antheus Food plant Racotis squalida Larval food plant Graphium morania Larval foodplant. Some Mozambicans feed them to infants to wean them from their mother’s breast.

If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Uses The fruit is eaten fresh. Archived from the original on April 16, Their Characteristics and Uses.

Seedlings with 70F bottom heat germinate in about 21 days. Natural regeneration is by seed, root suckers, and coppicing. Struik, South Africa Pages – Seedlings of month age are usually large enough to be set out in the field.

Sign up to annon notified when this product is back in stock Save Cancel. The essential oils in the fruits and leaves are valued for their organic chemical constituents: Display spot characters for this species. Annona senegalensis takes the form of either a shrub or small treegrowing between two and six meters tall. The fruits are eaten by baboons. Many people say that it is one of the best of the indigenous fruits in parts of tropical Africa.

Widespread throughout tropical Africa, often growing in Savannah regions. Annona salzmannii Beach Sugar Apple. They are oval, senegallensis 7.

Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Annona senegalensis subsp. senegalensis

Publisher Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit; Germany Year ISBN Description A well-researched book, usually with more than one photograph of each species and good information on the plant and its uses.


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Please review the contents of the section and add the appropriate references if you can. Year ISBN Description The second edition of an excellent guide to the edible uses of plants, though it does not give any details of cultivation etc. Retrieved August 4, Annonaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1 1 Pages – It is much appreciated in the wild by shepherds.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The flowers, senegwlensis and fruit are edible and culinary: It is very demanding of light so it should be place in full sun. The Annona is usually seen as a shrub under taller trees, and grows throughout the Eastern Province, particularly in the valleys. Annona reticulata Custard Apple. Bark can be processed to produce yellow-brown dyeinsecticideor medicine for treating a wide array of ailments, including worms parasitic on the intestines or flesh notably guinea wormsdiarrheagastroenteritislung infectionstoothachesand even snakebites.

Year ISBN Description A very well presented, simple guide to growing and utilizing wild food plants in Tanzania, with line drawings of each plant, a description, habitat and range, non-food as well as food uses, plus basic information on growing the plants. Natural Resources Board, Harare. Sow 2 seeds per pot, about 1—2 cm deep, then cover with a fine soil layer. Sites should be cleared of all vegetation before planting, and annpna should be slashed during the first few years.