A group of genera more closely related to each other than to genera in other families. Names of families are identified by the suffix ‘-aceae’ (e.g. Myrtaceae) with a few traditional exceptions (e.g. Leguminosae).
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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles
Recommended citation 'Asimina' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/asimina/). Accessed 2024-02-22.
Asimina triloba with anthers expanded (US National Botanical Garden, April 2009). Image John Grimshaw.
A genus of some eight species in eastern N. America, all small, tender shrubs except the one described here, which is of interest as the only member of the custard-apple family that can be grown outdoors in the British Isles.