Flower Database

Pitanga

Basic information
Flower Name
Pitanga
Formal Name
Eugenia uniflora
Alias
Pitanga, 橘赤楠, Surinam Cherry, Brazilian cherry
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
evergreen shrubs of tropical fruit trees
Comment
Pitanga (scientific name:Eugenia uniflora) is the fruit of the tropical evergreen shrub of the family Myrtaceae native to Brazil. Self-compatibility in bore fruit in the trees. Just one long pistil from the white petals, growing around narrow fenced in numerous long stamens. Brazil indigenous words with pitanga, signifies the red fruit. Consisting of flowers after the fruit is shaped like crushed red pepper from the top, and ripens red-green. Fruit strawberry like aroma soft is a sweet and sour juice quality. So don't Peel thin marinade raw food and raw material for processed products, such as juice, fruit wine, jam, ice cream, jelly.In Brazil, infusing the bark garden trees, hedges, trees, trees, antidiarrheal, leaves can be used in commercial medications such as painkillers or antacid.
The flower name Pitanga means "red fruit" in the native Buddhist language Tupi. "Eugenia" is a contribution to Austrian commander Dr. Prince "Eugene" von Zavoien, the species name "uniflora" is "uni (one) + floris(flower)". Flower language is "believing power".
Generic name:Pitanga, scientific name:Eugenia uniflora L.,aka: Surinam Cherry, Brazilian cherry, Brazil cherry, origin: Brazil Habitat: tropical America, height: 2 to 8 m, color: white, flower diameter:1.5cm, flowering: September-next January, fruiting period: March-April Fruit shape: red bell pepper from the top crush been shaped, fruit color: from green to red, fruit diameter: 3-4 cm, breeding methods: seedlings and cuttings and reproductive morphology: self-compatibility.
Detailed information
Order
Myrtales
Family
Myrtaceae
Genus
Eugenia
Species
E. uniflora
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Cyme
Petal shape
Cross
Leaf type
Ovate/Ovoid
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
(sub-) Tropical area Garden
Color
White
Season
Jan Sep Oct Nov Dec
Height
200  ~ 800  [cm]
Diameter
1.5  ~ 1.5