Annona squamosa L. Main specimen
Annonaceae
{ Description | Leaf }

The leaves of Annona squamosa grow alternately on the stem (spirally arranged).
The leaf is simple, bright green-coloured above and paler beneath. The leaf is coriaceous and glabrous on both sides.
The leaves have a 1.5 cm long petiole.
The leaf of Annona squamosa is 10-20 cm long and 4-7 cm wide. The shape of the blade is elliptic or lanceolate, the apex is acute or acuminate, the base is cuneate and the margins are entire.
The venation of the leaf is reticulate with a prominent midrib.

Annona squamosa branchlet
Annona squamosa leaf (upper side)
Annona squamosa leaf (lower side)
Annona squamosa branchlet
Annona squamosa leaves
Annona squamosa leaves
Date of collection
20/08/2015
Collected by
N.L.I.B.
GPS coordinates
11.99409 N - 79.82364 E
Locality
Pitchandikulam Forest, Auroville, Tamil Nadu, India