pond apple


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pond apple

n.
An evergreen tree (Annona glabra) of tropical wetlands of the Americas, having whitish flowers with pink markings and ovoid yellow-green fruit.
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Noun1.pond apple - small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
pond apple - ovoid yellow fruit with very fragrant peach-colored flesh; related to custard apples
custard apple, custard apple tree - any of several tropical American trees bearing fruit with soft edible pulp
2.pond apple - ovoid yellow fruit with very fragrant peach-colored flesh; related to custard apples
custard apple - the fruit of any of several tropical American trees of the genus Annona having soft edible pulp
Annona glabra, pond apple, pond-apple tree - small evergreen tree of tropical America with edible fruit; used chiefly as grafting stock
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Mahogany and pond apple trees are native to south Florida, where they are commonly grown in commercial ornamental and native plant nurseries.
One was in the spring and summer of 2008 with mahogany and the other was in the summer and fall of 2008 with pond apple.
Pond apple trees in 11-L plastic containers were purchased from a commercial nursery and immediately transplanted into 15-L containers.
It's a pond apple, native of the Florida Everglades.
IN AUSTRALIA, where Florida pond apples are outcompeting native melaleuca, the invasive problem gets really twisted.
Les leads the way down the beach, melaleuca whispering in the breeze, pond apples bobbing on the waves.