Annona cherimola Mill.

 
  • Family : ANNONACEAE
    (CUSTARD-APPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Annona cherimola Mill.
  • Common name : Cherimoya, Atemoya
  • Vernacular name : Cherimola, Hanuman Pazham (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated in tropics
  • Comments / notes : Introduced and cultivated in plains for edible fruits.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-July
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Tamil Nadu : Cultivated
  • Native : South America
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Henry, Kumari & Chithra (1983). Flora of Tamil Nadu, India vol. 1.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Annona cherimola. Downloaded on 14 October 2019.

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