Custard apple, a common name, can refer to:
- Custard-apple, also called bear's heart, the fruit of the tree Annona reticulata.
- The custard-apple tree itself, Annona reticulata
The term may also refer to:
- Annonaceae - the custard apple or soursop family.
- Annona cherimola, a tree and fruit also called cherimoya.
- Annona squamosa, a tree and fruit also called sugar apple or sweetsop
- Annona senegalensis, a tree and fruit called wild custard-apple
- Casimiroa edulis, also called white sapote, a fruit related to the citrus.
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... Annona ekmanii Annona excellens Annona glabra – pond apple, alligator apple, monkey apple Annona palustris Annona glaucophylla Annona haematantha Annona hayesii Annona hypoglauca ...
... an important find among the botanical remains is the seeds of South American custard apple, regarded to have been introduced by the Portuguese in the 16th century ... The remains of custard apple as fruit coat and seeds have also been recorded from other sites in the Indian archaeological context, during the Kushana Period (100–300 AD) in Punjab and Early ... The factual remains of custard apple, favour a group of specialists, supporting with diverse arguments, the reasoning of Asian–American contacts, before the discovery of America by Columbus in 1492 ...
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