Anonaceoe A dozen South American trees differing from Anona in technical characters, particularly in the imbricated petals. which are wide-spreading in flower (in Anona the petals are valvate). D. longifolia Baill. (Anona longilolia, Aubl.), is a small tree: lvs. oblong acuminate, mucronate and smooth: fls. axillary and stalked, the 2 series of petals much alike; inflorescence lateral; outer stamens sterile and petaloid: fr. ovate globose, dotted and reticulated, nearly smooth, flesh colored. Guiana and Peru. Recently introduced into southern Florida as a fruit-plant, but very little known.