Occurrence (Special Areas) : Indroda Park, Ayurvedic Udyan, Van Chetana Kendra
About Annona reticulata Plant :
Habit : 3 - 5 m small tree with spreading branches, Young branches hairy.
Leaves : 5 - 17 x 1.7 - 3.5 cm, glabrous ovate - lanceolate, minutely pellucid - punctate, petiolate, rounded at the base, transparent dots present, upper surface without hairs, the lower surface with a few scattered hairs.
2 - 4 on lateral, glabrous pedicels.
Sepals 3, small, ovate, acute, hairy.
Petals 3, fleshy, triangular and hairy on both sides. Sometimes 3 small, minute inner petals are present.
Stamens and carpels like above.
Fruit : 10 - 15 cm across, yellowish brown, sub - globose or heart - shaped, fleshy composite berry with pentangular lightly marked areoles.
Seeds : Smooth and blackish.
Flowering and Fruiting time : September to November, December - May