Annona squamosa L. 

Family : Annonaceae

Local name : Atlos, Akash-phal (As.)

Small tree; leaves alternate, oblong-lanceolate, aromatic; flowers 2-3 together; fruits globose, greenish-white, deeply areolated and tubercled; pulp white, aromatic; seeds oblong-lanceolate, glossy, black.

Distribution : Occurs wild and also cultivated throughout state.

Uses : Bark used in diabetes.


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A Database of Medicinal Plants of Assam