Family:
Myrtaceae Juss.
Genus:
Psidium L.

Psidium guajava L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Tropical America. It is used as animal food, a poison, a medicine and invertebrate food, has environmental uses and for fuel and food.

[FTEA]

Myrtaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

Morphology General Habit
Small tree to 12 m tall; bark pale brown or copper-coloured, thin, smooth, flaking off to reveal greenish layer beneath.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves elliptic to oblong-elliptic, 7–15 cm long, 3–5(–7) cm wide, rounded or acute at the apex, rounded at the base, densely pubescent beneath; lateral nerves 12–20 pairs, parallel, prominent beneath.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers axillary, solitary or in small clusters; calyx completely enclosing the young bud; lobes 9 mm long, 5 mm wide, reflexed in open flower, whitish tomentellous inside.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals white, oblong-elliptic, 1.3 cm long, 8 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens ± 250, ± 1 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style ± 1 cm long, slightly capitate at the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit light yellow with a pink or crimson blush, globose, ovoid or pyriform, 5–10 cm long with granular flesh, juicy central white or red pulp and numerous very hard seeds 3 mm long.
Habitat
Coastal and near habitations inland; 1–1200 m
Distribution
widely grown throughout East Africa and has become wild in various places in Tanzania especially down the coast and near habitations. Originally a native of South America, now widely planted throughout the tropics and subtropics K4 T3 T4 U4

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Distribution
Cultivated in Colombia.
Ecology
Alt. 50 - 2040 m.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Morphology General Habit
Tree.
Vernacular
Goyav.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 50 - 2040 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbolito

[FZ]

Myrtaceae, F. White. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

Morphology General Habit
Small tree up to 10 m. tall.
Morphology General Bark
Bark smooth, pale brown, peeling over large areas; branchlets quadrangular.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-lamina up to 13 x 7 cm., elliptic or oblong-elliptic, apex rounded or acute, base rounded; lower surface densely puberulous; lateral nerves in c. 16 pairs, parallel, prominent beneath.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, solitary, axillary.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx completely enclosing the young flower-bud; lobes c. 0·9 x 0·5 cm., in open flower reflexed. Ungulate, whitish-tomentellous inside.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals c. 1·3 x 0·8 cm., oblong-elliptic.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens c. 1 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style c. 1 cm. long, slightly capitate at apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Berry up to 10 cm. long, globose, ovoid or pyriform, usually yellow, with white, yellow or crimson flesh.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Amazonia, Andean, Caribbean, Orinoquia, Pacific. Elevation range: 50–2040 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Amazonas, Antioquia, Bogotá DC, Boyacá, Caldas, Caquetá, Cauca, Cundinamarca, Huila, Magdalena, Meta, Nariño, Putumayo, Santander, Tolima, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Small tree.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, wetlands (inland), artificial - terrestrial.
Vernacular
Guayaba, Guayaba común, Guayaba manzana, Guayaba pera, Guayabo, Guayabo colorado, Guayabo dulce, Jujuli (Sikuani), Jujulinae (Sikuani), Vayavacù (Cubeo)

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
guayaba, guayaba común, guayaba dulce, guayaba manzana, guayaba pera, guayabo, guayabo colorado, guayabo dulce, guayabo pera

[UPB]
Use Food
Food (Pérez Arbeláez 1996).
Use Materials Tannins/Dyestuffs
Used to dye different types of fibers (Spanger 2004).
Use Materials Unspecified Materials Chemicals
Materials (State of the World's Plants 2016).
Use Medicines Blood System Disorders
Used in the treatment of anaemia (Toscano-González 2006).
Use Medicines Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
Medicinal (Instituto Humboldt 2014).

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
Use Fuel
Used for fuels.
Use Gene Sources
Used as gene sources.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Invertebrate Food
Used as invertebrate food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.
Use Poisons
Poisons.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Angola, Ascension, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Burkina, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chagos Archipelago, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Easter Is., El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Gambia, Gilbert Is., Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Kenya, Kermadec Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Louisiana, Madeira, Malawi, Malaya, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritania, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Ogasawara-shoto, Panamá, Puerto Rico, Samoa, Society Is., South China Sea, Southwest Caribbean, St.Helena, Sulawesi, Suriname, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Turks-Caicos Is., Uganda, Venezuelan Antilles, Wallis-Futuna Is., Windward Is., Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

English
Common Grey Sage Bush, Guava
French
Goyave.
Spanish
Guayabo, guayaba.

Psidium guajava L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 16, 2015 Kandau Jenang [S. 62418], Sarawak K000905865 No
Jul 1, 2011 Amith [1460], Mexico K000566909 No
Jul 1, 2011 Amith [1446], Mexico K000566910 No
Dec 11, 2008 Sands [592], Sulawesi K000565142 No
Feb 16, 2006 Ratter, J.A. et al. [R7524V], Brazil K000275698 Yes
May 1, 1993 Coradin, L. [5895], Brazil K000018454 Yes
Melville, F. [18], Equatorial Guinea 23925.000 No
Melville, F. [18], Equatorial Guinea 26571.000 No
Walker, J.S. [DB043], Indonesia 73126.000 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3655] Psidium cujavillus K001110736 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3587], Malaysia Syzygium ellipticum K001119775 Yes

First published in Sp. Pl.: 470 (1753)

Accepted by

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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
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