Custard apple

Custard apple

Custard apple, is a common name for a fruit, and the tree which bears it, Annona reticulata[1][2]

Custard apple may also refer to similar fruits produced by related trees:

  • Annonaceae, the soursop family.[3]
    • Asimina triloba,[4] the "pawpaw", a deciduous tree, ranging from southern Ontario to Texas and Florida, that bears the largest edible fruit native to the United States or Canada.[5]
    • Annona cherimola, a tree and fruit also called cherimoya.[6]
    • Annona squamosa, a tree and fruit also called sugar apple or sweetsop[7]
    • Annona senegalensis, a tree and fruit called wild custard-apple[8]
  • Casimiroa edulis, also called white sapote, a fruit related to the citrus.


  1. ^ "Custard Apple". Retrieved 2013-11-05. 
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  3. ^ "Annonaceae".  
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