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Annona montana

'''''''or Mountain soursopis an edible fruit and medicinal plant in the Annonaceae family native to Central America and islands in the Caribbean. Fibrous fruits that are considered to be inedible by the Jamaicans

make a better juice. ' might find its greatest impact as rootstock for cultivated Annonas.

Common names


The tree somewhat resembles that of Annona muricata but has a more spreading crown and very glossy leaves. It is slightly hardier and bears more or less continuously.

;Fruits: Nearly round, dark green skin that is covered with many short fleshy spines and about long. Yellow, fiberous pulp which is aromatic, sour to subacid and bitter and contains many light-brown, plump seeds.


Found growing at altitudes from to .



Caribbean: West Indies

Central America: Costa Rica, Panama

Western South America: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador

See also

List of plants of Amazon Rainforest vegetation of Brazil

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