EPPO Global Database

Psidium cattleyanum(PSICA)

Overview
Code created in: 1999-08-29

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

Notes

Brazil (eastern), Uruguay. Cultivated as a fruit tree, with medicinal uses also. Introduced in India, Bangladesh, China, Malesia, eastern and southern Africa, Madagascar, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (Colombia), New Zealand


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
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