Jojaab (Annona muricata - Annonaceae)

Description: This is a small, evergreen tree with shiny, dark green leaves and large, irregularly heart-shaped, soft-spined fruits. Known in English as "sour sop."

Distribution: Jojaab is an introduced fruit tree that is native to tropical America. It is not common in the Marshall Islands because it does not grow well in most places on the atolls.

Uses: The large fruits of this alien tree are edible.

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