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Definition of the noun Alligator Apple
What does Alligator Apple mean as a name of something?
- Annona glabra, a tropical fruit tree that grows in swamps.
- The fruit of Annona glabra, oblong to spherical and roughly apple-sized.
Alligator Apple a.k.a. Annona glabra is a tropical fruit tree in the family Annonaceae, in the same genus as the Soursop and Cherimoya. Common names include Pond-apple, Alligator-apple Swamp apple, Corkwood, Bobwood, and Monkey-apple. The tree is native to Florida in the United States, the Caribbean, Central and South America, and West Africa. It is common in the Everglades. It grows in swamps, is tolerant of saltwater, and cannot grow in dry soil.
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The Alligator Apple is a fruit somewhat like the custard apple, but is not so good. The Mammee Apple, which grows in the West Indies and other hot parts of America, is an angular fruit as large as a cocoanut. It has two rhinds, an outer thick one ...
Volume 1: North America by M.M. Grandtner
Gómez e pondapple annona; alligator apple ( Jamaica, Puerto Rico); alligator-apple (Belize, USA); alligator pear (Bahamas); ...
Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi
English: pond apple Australia: alligator apple, ...
Applied in England and Among English-speaking People to Cultivated and Wild Plants, Trees, and Shrubs by William Miller
Alligator Apple, Marsh Corkwood, Monkey-apple of the West Indies, Shining- leaved Custard-apple reticulata. Bullock's-heart, Netted Custard-apple squamosa .
(Except Ornamentals) by Peter Hanelt, Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research
Alligator apple, pond apple, monkey apple, cow apple, mangrove anona, corkwood; Fr. anone des marais, cachiman cochon, corossol de la mer; G. Alligatorapfel, Mangroven-Annone; Sp. an6n liso, cayuda, corcho, palo bobo; araticum do ...
chambers's encyclopedia (1874)
by william and robert
Cuvier adopted it as a scientific ALLIGATOR APPLE.
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Alligator apple Meaning
Video shows what alligator apple means. , a tropical fruit tree that grows in swamps.. The fruit of Annona glabra, oblong to spherical and roughly apple-sized.
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