The sugar apple is a plant native to Central America, but much appreciated, cultivated and found in the north backyards.
This shrub has branches spread out and measure up to 5 meters on average.
Its leaves are lanceolate, leathery, alternate and fall when they release the gems and the end of the production cycle.
Its flowers are hermaphroditic, they have three sepals that cover 3 petals, greenish yellow in color. The maturation of female structures only occurs after the maturation of male reproductive structures, making self-pollination void, and the obligation on pollination by insects.
Its fruits have rounded heart shape, with several large bumps or rough surfaces. According to maturity varies from dark green to light green. The pulp has buds that cover each individual seed. The seeds are hard, elongated and gloss black. The pulp is white, sweet, consistent and generally adheres to the numerous seeds.
The spread of sugar apple in the north is through seeds.
Its fruit are usually consumed in natural.
ANONACEAE - Annona squamosa
Na Amazônia, do século XIX, devido à cobiça pela borracha, Wawatu, cunhatã do clã Aruak, tem sua aldeia dizimada por brancos. Apesar de ser forçada a viajar para um local desconhecido, casar-se com guerreiro de origem Karib e sofrer com as diferenças de costumes de seus familiares, ela se apaixona.