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anona translation

Posted by sf_rhino 10 (My Page) on
Sat, Dec 15, 12 at 0:22

My father-in-law brought me back some type of Annona seeds from San Diego which he explained are from a fruit he refers to as "anona". They look very similar to A. cherimola seeds although perhaps a bit darker. He is originally from Nicaragua, so the fruit name is a bit lost in translation.

They are not from a A. muricata b/c he would call that a guanabana. Anyone have any ideas? Is there a fruit people call anona down in San Diego? He said he'll bring me a fruit next time he goes down there, so hopefully that will solve the mystery.


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RE: anona translation

Perhaps it's Atemoya?


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Do they match these pics?

Here is a link that might be useful: anona pics


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RE: anona translation

Ananas is a genus in the bromeliad family, best known for the pineapple. Could that be it?

Carol in Jacksonville


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