EPPO Global Database

Psidium cattleyanum(PSICA)

Last modification: 2015-04-03

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


Brazil (southern), Uruguay. Cultivated as a fruit tree, with medicinal uses also. Introduced in Indian subcontinent, southeast Asia, eastern and southern Africa, Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, Colombia, New Zealand

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Psidium cattleianum Sabine
Psidium littorale Raddi

Common names
Name Language
cherry guava English
araçá-amarelo Portuguese
araçá-da-praia Portuguese (BR)
araçá-roxo Portuguese
araça-vermelho Portuguese (BR)
araçazeiro Portuguese (BR)
гуава Кеттли Russian
земляничная гуава Russian