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Annona reticulata L.
Bullock's-heart

Family: Annonaceae

Group: Dicot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Mexico, Central America and South America. Widely planted and naturalized elsewhere.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

FISF Comments: The photo on the USDA PLANTS site is incorrect (probably = A. squamosa).
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FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Not reported for the Florida Keys by John Kunkel Small in 1913. This is sparingly cultivated in the Florida Keys.

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Annona reticulata
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originally published in Descourtilz, M.E., Flore médicale des Antilles vol. 2, t. 82 (1822) [J.T. Descourtilz].

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Annona reticulata
Copyright by: plantillustrations.org (public domain)
originally published in Descourtilz, M.E., Flore médicale des Antilles vol. 2, t. 82 (1822) [J.T. Descourtilz].