Sweetsops has a Latin name called Annona squamosa. Annona squamosa is a small, well-branched tree or shrub from the family Annonaceae that bears edible fruits called sugar-apples or srikaya in Indonesian.
Srikaya fruit is round with a speckled whistle like scales.
Fruit skin is whitish green. When it’s ripe, the skin is shiny and the scales are stretched.
In each segment containing pulp and a seed.
Fruit flesh is white and has a sweet taste.
The benefits of srikaya fruit include improving the digestive tract and preventing constipation. Also to add energy and as an antioxidant.
Srikaya fruit contains provitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamian B2, and vitamin C. Also contains minerals potassium, calcium, and phosphorus.