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Genus

Deeringothamnus

false pawpaw

Some botanists have returned the false pawpaws of Deeringothamnus to the pawpaw genus Asimina.

Deeringothamnus rugeliiDeeringothamnus rugelii
Rugel's false pawpaw
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Recent DNA based taxonomic studies suggest that Deeringothamnus are more closely aligned with the pawpaw genus Asimina than they are different.

Species of the Deeringothamnus genus in the Wild Florida Photo database:

  Deeringothamnus rugelii
Rugel's false pawpaw
Deeringothamnus rugelii

  Deeringothamnus rugelii
    var. pulchellus

Pretty false pawpaw
Deeringothamnus rugelii

The genus Deeringothamnus is a member of the Annonaceae - Custard-apple family.

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