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Annona Monticola Fruit plant (Annona Monticola)

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Annona monticola - Overview:

Botanical Name: Annona monticola

General Information:

Type: Rare species of shrub in the family Annonaceae

Native To: Savanna from Bolivia to central Brazil at low to medium elevations

Slow-growing evergreen tree or shrub

Edible fruit gathered from the wild for local use

Fruit can be eaten raw, with Juicy sweet, smooth pulp with very little acidity. Very pleasant aroma

Health Benefits:

Leaves: Used to treat headaches, insomnia, cystitis, and cancer.

Seeds: Used to treat parasitic infections.

Fruit: Used to treat diarrhea and neuralgia, eliminate worms and parasites, increase milk production in lactating women, and reduce fever.

Cultivation Information:

Bloom Time/Fruiting: 3 to 4 Years

Maintenance Required: Moderate

Annona monticola is a rare and intriguing species with potential applications in traditional medicine and local consumption. The edible fruit's sweet and juicy pulp, coupled with a pleasant aroma, makes it a valuable resource. As with many plants, there might be some confusion in traditional uses, and it's essential to clarify specific applications for Annona monticola. With moderate maintenance requirements, it stands as a unique component of its ecosystem.