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Psidium guineense
(Guinea guava)

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Psidium guineense (Guinea guava)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 03 January 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Psidium guineense
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Guinea guava
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Psidium guineense Sw.

Preferred Common Name

  • Guinea guava

Other Scientific Names

  • Psidium araca Raddi

International Common Names

  • English: Brazilian guava
  • Spanish: guayaba ágria
  • French: goyavier de Brésil

Local Common Names

  • Brazil: araca-do-campo
  • Germany: Guavenbaum, Brasil-

EPPO code

  • PSIGN (Psidium guineense)

Taxonomic Tree

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