Taxon: Annona senegalensis Pers.

Genus: Annona
Family: Annonaceae
Nomen number: 3501
Place of publication: Syn. pl. 2(1):95. 1806
Name Verified on: 19-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 18 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • wild custard-apple  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • pomme canelle du Sénégal  (Source: Dict Rehm) - French

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, - Limpopo, - Mpumalanga; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Mali; Nigeria; Senegal; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Rwanda; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar


  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  • Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. 1971- (F Senegal)
  • Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. 1985-2004 (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:103-105.
  • Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. 1976 (F Swazi)
  • Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. 1953-1972 (F EthiopCuf)
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Ross, J. The flora of Natal. 1972 (F Natal)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)

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