EPPO Global Database

Psidium guajava(PSIGU)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PSIGU
  • Preferred name: Psidium guajava
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean. Widely cultivated as a fruit tree. Introduced in India, China (including Taiwan), Malesia, most of Africa


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Psidium guayava Raddi
Psidium pomiferum Linnaeus
Psidium pyriferum Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
common guava English
guava English
yellow guava English
gemeiner Guajavenbaum German
gemeiner Guavenbaum German
Guave German
goyavier French
goyavier commun French
guayaba grande Spanish
guayabo Spanish
guaia giallo Italian
pero dell'India Italian
guavaboom Dutch
goiaba Portuguese
goiabeira Portuguese
гуава Russian
fān shí liu Chinese
番石榴 Chinese
amrood Hindi
अमरूद् Hindi
pera Swahili