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Eugenia

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Eugenia
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); habit in Laysan albatross colony. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
TitleHabit with Laysan albatross chicks
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); habit in Laysan albatross colony. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); habit in Laysan albatross colony. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
Habit with Laysan albatross chicksEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); habit in Laysan albatross colony. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); habit with Laysan albatross chicks. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
TitleHabit with Laysan albatross chicks
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); habit with Laysan albatross chicks. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); habit with Laysan albatross chicks. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
Habit with Laysan albatross chicksEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); habit with Laysan albatross chicks. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); leaves. Kula Ace Hardware and Nursery, Maui, Hawaii, USA. September, 2007.
TitleLeaves
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); leaves. Kula Ace Hardware and Nursery, Maui, Hawaii, USA. September, 2007.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); leaves. Kula Ace Hardware and Nursery, Maui, Hawaii, USA. September, 2007.
LeavesEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); leaves. Kula Ace Hardware and Nursery, Maui, Hawaii, USA. September, 2007.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); trunk and bark. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll.
June, 2008.
TitleTrunk and bark
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); trunk and bark. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); trunk and bark. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll.
June, 2008.
Trunk and bark Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); trunk and bark. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); leaves and flower buds. Haiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February, 2009.
TitleLeaves and flower buds
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); leaves and flower buds. Haiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February, 2009.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); leaves and flower buds. Haiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February, 2009.
Leaves and flower budsEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); leaves and flower buds. Haiku, Maui, Hawaii, USA. February, 2009.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); flowers and young red leaves. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
TitleFlowers and young red leaves
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); flowers and young red leaves. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); flowers and young red leaves. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
Flowers and young red leavesEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); flowers and young red leaves. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); flowers. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll.
June, 2008.
TitleFlowers
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); flowers. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); flowers. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll.
June, 2008.
FlowersEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); flowers. Cable Company buildings Sand Island, Midway Atoll. June, 2008.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); fruiting habit. Lanai City, Maui County, Hawai, USA. April, 2007.
TitleFruiting habit
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); fruiting habit. Lanai City, Maui County, Hawai, USA. April, 2007.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); fruiting habit. Lanai City, Maui County, Hawai, USA. April, 2007.
Fruiting habitEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); fruiting habit. Lanai City, Maui County, Hawai, USA. April, 2007.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); fruit and foliage. Garden of Eden Keanae, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March, 2011.
TitleFruit and foliage
CaptionEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); fruit and foliage. Garden of Eden Keanae, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March, 2011.
Copyright©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0
Eugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); fruit and foliage. Garden of Eden Keanae, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March, 2011.
Fruit and foliageEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry, pitanga); fruit and foliage. Garden of Eden Keanae, Maui, Hawaii, USA. March, 2011.©Forest Starr & Kim Starr - CC BY 4.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Eugenia L.

Other Scientific Names

  • Greggia Gaertn.
  • Jossinia Comm. ex DC.

Local Common Names

  • Brazil: ubaia
  • Germany: Kirschmyrte

EPPO code

  • EUESS (Eugenia sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Myrtales
  •                         Family: Myrtaceae
  •                             Genus: Eugenia