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Plant Form: Small tree.
Size: 3 to 15 m tall.
Stem: Swollen base of trunk becomes buttressed with age.
Leaves: Fresh leaves are glossy, becoming dull with age, paler underneath with red centre.
Flowers: Pale yellow or cream 2-6 cm across, with 3 large leathery petals.
Fruit and Seeds: Very large 5-15 cm green to yellow, then turning black as it decays. Containing over 100 seeds.
Habitat: Freshwater swamps, estuaries, creeks and rivers, rainforest margins.
Distinguishing Features: Smooth fruit distinguishing from other Annona species.