Annona muricata L.
Guanabana, Nanqka, Prickly custard apple, Soursop
Green-brown or yellow-green, heart-shaped, warts, many long curved
fleshy spines, hard brownish-black pip, many black seeds, white flesh, 6-9 inches long.
Philippines, South America, Vietnam
Host for fruit flies (including Anastrepha spp., Bactrocera
spp., & Ceratitis spp.), scale, mealybugs, and moths (Gelechiidae, Lycaenidae).
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