Psidium guineense Sw.

First published in Prodr. Veg. Ind. Occ.: 77 (1788)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Tropical America. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, has environmental uses, as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Angola, Bangladesh, Congo, Cuba, Gabon, Haiti, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Marianas, Marquesas, New Caledonia, Society Is., Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
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Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 1, 2014 Staggemeier, V.G.; Staggemeier, V.R. [413] Brazil K000812643 Yes
Jul 24, 2014 Pennington, T.D.; Daza, A. [17904 (4712)] Peru K000752684 Yes
Jun 1, 2009 Hartweg [980] Colombia K000565585 Isotype Yes
Mar 1, 2009 Schomburgk [836] Guyana K000170098 Isosyntype Yes
Mar 1, 2009 Schomburgk [836] Guyana K000170097 Isosyntype Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Sellow [1670] Brazil K000565299 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Riedel [2563] Brazil K000565300 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2008 Harley, R.M.; A.M. Giulietti [55254] Brazil K000277288 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Stapf, M.N.S. [351] Brazil K000277043 Yes
Jan 1, 2007 Coneiçao, S.F. [353] Brazil K000277042 Yes
Feb 16, 2006 Wood, J.R.I. [10792] Bolivia K000275697 Yes
Feb 16, 2006 Pedralli, G., et al. [3358] Brazil K000275693 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Jansen-Jacobs, M.J., et al. [3674] Guyana K000566594 Yes
Jan 1, 2003 Hassler, E. [1723] Paraguay K000170078 Isoparatype Yes
Jan 1, 2002 Schipp, W.A. [595] Honduras K000565291 Isotype Yes
Jul 1, 2001 Riedel [1375] Brazil K000565320 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Stannard, B.; Guedes, M.L.; Woodgyer, E. [PCD2609] Brazil K000001486 Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Ganev, W. [2381] Brazil K000001565 Yes
Jan 1, 1998 Guedes, M.L.; Funch, L.; Santos, E.S.; Andrade, F.; Argolo, A. [PCD2135] Brazil K000001485 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Guedes, M.L.; Stannard, B.; Harley, R.; Woodgyer, E.; Giulietti, A.M. [PCD2707] Brazil K000001487 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 França, F.; Nic Lughaha, E., Gasson, P., Harley, R.M. [PCD 6009] Brazil K000277287 Yes
Jan 1, 1997 Salzmann [0A] Brazil K000018462 Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Sellow [893] Brazil K000170093 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Hassler, E. [3641] Paraguay K000565296 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Hassler, E. [3393] Paraguay K000565295 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1990 Sellow [s.n.] Brazil K000170092 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1981 Mori, S.A.; Mattos Silva, L.A.; dos Santos, T.S. [11425] Brazil K000018460 Yes
Oct 1, 1979 Santos, T.S.dos [3227] Brazil K000018455 Yes
Jan 1, 1977 Salzmann [0] Brazil K000018461 Yes
Gardner [1021A] Brazil K000018457 Yes
Rodriguez, D.; Ramos, H.; Pereira, J.; Villacorta, A. [6853] El Salvador K001532194 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3656] K001110737 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [900] Colombia K000565586 Type Yes
Furlan, A.; Pirani, J.R.; Kawasaki, M.L.; Castro, N.M.; Diacui, J.; Amaral, M.C.E. [CFCR2036] Brazil K000013424 Yes
Gardner [1021] Brazil K000018456 Yes
Harley, R.M.; Stannard, B.S., Hind, D.J.N. [26590] Brazil K000277286 Yes
Schipp, W.A. [596] Honduras K000565316 Type Yes
Lehmann, F.C. [5820] Colombia K000170070 Type Yes
Gardner [1609A] Brazil Psidium polycarpon K000018459 Yes
Gardner [1609] Brazil Psidium polycarpon K000018458 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Wood, J.R.I.; Soto, D. [26865] Bolivia Psidium hians K000752044 Yes

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