Pitanga

Eugenia uniflora

  • Pitanga
  • Pitanga
  • Pitanga
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  • Pitanga
  • Pitanga
  • Flower name
    Pitanga
  • Scientific name
    Eugenia uniflora
  • AliasPitanga, 橘赤楠, タチバナアデク, Surinam Cherry, Brazilian cherry
  • Place of originBrazil
  • Place of floweringGarden, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonJanuary, September, October, November, December
  • Language of flowersBelieve in the power

What is Pitanga

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.


  • Eye
    Myrtales
  • Family
    Myrtaceae
  • Genus
    Eugenia
  • Species
    E. uniflora
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    4 petals
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeevergreen shrubs of tropical fruit trees
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 800.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.5 ~ 1.5 cm

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