A. suaveolens comes from the family of Annonaceae. It is a scandent shrub or climber that can reach measures up to 25 m tall.
The young twigs are with many fine appressed brown hairs.
The leaves are elliptical, measuring 5-18 cm x 2-6 cm, wedge-shaped base, obtuse apex, long-acuminate while the petiole is very slender and it is measures about 0.5-1 cm long.
The inflorescence is with many-flowered that consist of up to 3-5-flowered fascicles on a recurved hook-like peduncle.
The sepals are broadly ovate and unite at the base.
There are 6 petals where the outer petals are measures up to 1.5 cm long while the inner petals are shorter, all densely appressed hairy, creamy white or yellow and with 4-5 carpels
In dry thickets and second-growth forests at low altitudes in the Zambales, Bataan, Rizal, Laguna and Quezon provinces in Luzon; and in Polillo, Mindoro, Palawan, Mindanao, and Basilan.
– Also occurs in India through Malaya to the Moluccas.