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    Taxonomic name: Annona squamosa L.
    Synonyms: Polypodium evectum G. Forster
    Common names: annone écailleuse (French), anone écailleuse (French), atte (French), attier (French), custard apple (English), grand corossolier (French), pomme canelle (French), sugar apple (English), sweetsop (English), z'atte (French-Reunion (La Réunion))
    Organism type: tree
    Annona squamosa is native to tropical America and perhaps the Caribbean. Annona squamosa is the most cultivated species of the genus Annona and it grows wild in virtually all tropical areas. It is naturalized in Florida and in the south of the State of Bahia in Brazil, and it is invasive in other regions.
    Occurs in:
    natural forests, planted forests, ruderal/disturbed
    Geographical range
    Native range: Tropical America.
    Known introduced range: Introduced and cultivated in many tropical Pacific islands: Cook Islands, Micronesia, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga (PIER, 2007).
    Compiled by: Comité français de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)
    Last Modified: Monday, 16 August 2010


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