Guava

Psidium guajava (Wikipedia)

Common guava
Psidium guajava fruit.jpg
Common guava (Psidium guajava) fruit
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Psidium
Species:
P. guajava
Binomial name
Psidium guajava
Flower
Leafbud
Common guava seedling, 14 months

Psidium guajava, the common guava,yellow guava, or lemon guava (known as goiaba in Portuguese and guayaba in Spanish) is an evergreen shrub or small tree native to the Caribbean, Central America and South America. It is easily pollinated by insects; in culture, mainly by the common honey bee, Apis mellifera.

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