Guava

Psidium littorale

  • Guava
  • Guava
  • Flower name
    Guava
  • Scientific name
    Psidium littorale
  • AliasPsidium cattleianum, テリハバンジロウ, 照葉蕃石榴, Cattley guava, Cherry guava, Guava, グアバ, グアヴァ, キバンジロウ, 黄蕃石榴, Psidium littorale
  • Place of originBrazil
  • Place of floweringOrchard, Subtropical region
  • Flowering seasonApril, May
  • Language of flowerspassion

What is Guava

Strawberry guava , scientific name:Psidium littorale , is a cold-resistant evergreen small treeof the myrtaceae department , of the psidium genus native to Brazil. White 5 petaled flower blooms. Guava, Apple, mountain like guava (scientific name:Psidium guajava) of 1 variety. Leaves are glossy, guava leaves are smaller. In guava taste and aroma of Strawberry fruit is small, red, edible and processing raw or jam. Fruits are edible and others, leaves herbal teas, trees and plants. Young leaves and leaf buds antidiarrheal and analgesic effect. Alien invasive species as varying kunimoto come vegetation fruits are edible and then transplanted to foreign countries, have an adverse effect and are considered to be noxious plants.

Common name: Strawberry guava , scientific name:Psidium littorale, synonym:Psidium cattleianum, aka: Strawberry guava ,Cattley guava, Cherry guava, Guava, origin: Brazil, distribution: tropical regions, living type: Evergreen small trees, height: 2-6 m, in the reddish-brown bark is smooth, leaf table: shiny, leaf color, dark green, leaf length:4.5cm, leaf edges: all edges, Leaf arrangement: opposite the flower color: white-pale yellowish-white color, flower size: 2-3 cm, petals: 4-5 images, places flowers in axils, stamens number:, flowering: April-May, fruit color: red, flesh: pale yellowish white, fruit length: 4-5 cm, fruit shape: oval, harvesting season: July-August


  • Order
    Myrtales
  • Family
    Myrtaceae
  • Genus
    Psidium
  • Species
    P. littorale
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Cluster inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    ovoid
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen small trees
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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