Annona muricata L.

  • Family : ANNONACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Annonaceae
  • Species : Annona muricata
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Annona muricata L.
  • Common name : Soursop
  • Vernacular name : Hanuman Phal (Hin.); Hamnuma Phala (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CJS 18328
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : Caribbean, Tropical America
  • Comments : The extract of leaves are used to cure early stages of cancer, they are considered to be ten times more effective than the chemotherapy drugs without much side-effects. Fruits are edible, used for sharbaths and refreshing drinks.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • Floras referred : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara


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