EPPO Global Database

Psidium cattleyanum(PSICA)

Code created in: 1999-08-29

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PSICA
  • Preferred name: Psidium cattleyanum
  • Authority: Sabine


Native to Brazil (Eastern), Uruguay. Cultivated as a fruit tree, with medicinal uses also.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Psidium cattleianum Sabine
Psidium cattleyanum var. littorale (Raddi) Fosberg
Psidium littorale Raddi

Common names
Name Language
cherry guava English
strawberry guava English
goyavier de Chine French
goyavier-fraise French
guayabo Spanish
araçá-amarelo Portuguese
araçá-da-praia Portuguese (BR)
araçá-roxo Portuguese
araça-vermelho Portuguese (BR)
araçazeiro Portuguese (BR)
araçazeiro-da-praia Portuguese
araçazeiro-roxo Portuguese
гуава Кеттли Russian
земляничная гуава Russian
cǎo méi fān shí liu Chinese
草莓番石榴 Chinese