Asimina triloba L. (Dun.)
Annona triloba L.
Annonaceae
Asimina triloba (37420 octets)
Deciduous tree up to 10 m high. Leaves obovate to ovate, 9-32 cm long, 3.5-12 cm wide, short acuminate, tapering to the base, entire, glabrous when mature, light green above, paler beneath, yellow in autumn. Flower axillary, 3-4 cm across, on a short downy pedicel. 6 purplish petals, outer larger than inner, in May-June. Fruit cylindric to rounded, 4-13 cm long, slightly pointed, greenish-yellow, brown when ripe. Hardy.

Home: South-eastern USA

Other views: Leaves, Fruits

Cultivated: France and Germany

Author: Frédéric Tournay

Ethnobotanical aspects of Asimina triloba by Plants for a future database

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