Family:
Myrtaceae Juss.

Eugenia uniflora L.

This species is accepted, and its native range is E. & S. Brazil to S. South America. It is used as a medicine and invertebrate food, has environmental uses and for food.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Much-branched shrub or smalltree 3–10 m tall, leaves ovate, 2–6.3 cm long, 1.3–3.3 cm wide, obtuse or obtusely acuminate at the apex, rounded at the base, glabrous; petiole 2 mm long; flowers solitary or ± 4 in fascicles; pedicels slender, 1.5–2.5 cm long, glabrous, with oblong brown gland-dotted bracts 7 mm long at base.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-lobes 4 mm long, 1.5–2.5 mm wide, reflexed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 50–60.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit green turning orange, bright red, deep scarlet or dark purplish maroon (almost black), oblate, 1.4–2.5 cm diameter, 7–8-ribbed, juicy and edible with either 1 large or 2–3 smaller seeds.

[FWTA]

Myrtaceae, Hutchinson and Dalziel. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
A shrub or small tree
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit ridged, with smooth red skin.

[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. 1000 - 1850 m.; Andes, Islas Caribeñas, Valle del Cauca, Valle del Magdalena.
Morphology General Habit
Arbusto

[FZ]

Myrtaceae, F. White. Flora Zambesiaca 4. 1978

Morphology General Habit
Shrub or small tree up to 7 m. tall.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-lamina up to 6 x 3 cm., ovate or ovate-elliptic, apex bluntly subacuminate, base rounded; lower surface glabrous; lateral nerves in 7–9 pairs, indistinct; petiole 0·2 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 1·5–2·5 cm. long, white, solitary or few together, axillary; pedicels very slender.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 4, 0·45 x 0·3 cm., ovate-deltate, strongly reflexed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals c. 0·6 x 0·3 cm., obovate-elliptic, strongly reflexed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 0·5 cm. long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Style
Style 0·6 cm. long, punctiform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Berry 1·5–2·5 cm. in diameter, depressed-globose, crimson.

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean, Caribbean. Elevation range: 1000–1850 m a.s.l. Cultivated in Colombia. Colombian departments: Antioquia, Cauca, Cundinamarca, San Andrés y Providencia, Valle del Cauca.
Habit
Shrub.
Conservation
IUCN Red List Assessment (2021): LC.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: forest and woodland, savanna, shrubland, artificial - terrestrial.

[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
cereza, cereza cuadrada, cereza de Cayena, cereza de morrocoy, cereza de Surinam, cerezo, cerezo de morrocoy, grosella, grosella roja, mirto, pitanga

[UPFC]
Use Environmental
Environmental uses.
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.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Paraguay, Uruguay

Introduced into:

Bahamas, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Florida, Gabon, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, Honduras, India, Leeward Is., Marianas, Marquesas, Mexico Southeast, Niue, Norfolk Is., Panamá, Philippines, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Senegal, Society Is., Sri Lanka, Suriname, Taiwan, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Windward Is.

English
Surinam Cherry

Eugenia uniflora L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jul 21, 2015 Franca [2191], Brazil K000993446 No
Jul 10, 2013 Salzmann [s.n.], Brazil K001021265 Yes
Jul 10, 2013 Fiebrig, K. [187], Paraguay K001021264 Yes
Jul 9, 2013 Hassler, E. [505/A], Paraguay K001021268 Yes
Jul 8, 2013 Hassler, E. [777], Paraguay K001021270 Yes
Jul 8, 2013 Hassler, E. [7469], Paraguay K001021269 Yes
Jul 8, 2013 Hassler, E. [505b], Paraguay K001021267 Yes
Jul 8, 2013 Hassler, E. [7349], Paraguay K001021266 Yes
Jul 8, 2013 Hassler, E. [4425], Paraguay K001021271 Yes
Jan 1, 2013 Prévost, M.F. [4829], French Guiana K001021272 Yes
Feb 1, 2012 Fiaschi, P. et al. [3475], Brazil Southeast K000567121 Yes
Jan 1, 2012 Queiroz [1869], Brazil K000567261 Yes
Jan 1, 2012 Harley, R.M. et al. [28261], Brazil K000567262 Yes
Jul 1, 2011 Forzza, R.C. et al. [5740], Brazil Southeast K000566937 Yes
Jan 1, 2011 Villarroel [2130], Bolivia K000567039 Yes
Jan 1, 2010 Wood [25375], Bolivia K000567227 Yes
Jun 1, 2009 Wood, J.R.I. et al. [25131], Bolivia K000565524 Yes
Nov 1, 2008 Mazine, F.F. [1087], Brazil K001021263 Yes
Mar 13, 2008 Leitão, F. [273], Brazil K001021273 Yes
Mar 1, 2005 Jonsson, G. [1037a], Brazil K001021254 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Hooker [s.n.], Brazil K001021295 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Pride, A. [s.n.], Paraguay K001021300 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Burchell, W.J. [2994], Brazil K001021294 Yes
Jan 1, 2005 Hassler, E. [807], Paraguay K001021299 Yes
Jul 1, 2004 s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001021285 Yes
Jun 1, 2004 Hage, J.L. [2203], Bahia K000276678 Yes
Dec 10, 1998 Braga, J.M.A. [5106], Rio de Janeiro K000066070 No
Jan 1, 1998 Stannard, B. [H51682], Bahia K000001622 Yes
Nov 15, 1997 Braga, J.M.A. [4454], Rio de Janeiro K000066069 No
Jan 1, 1996 Chagas-Silva [2168], Brazil K000066071 No
Jan 1, 1994 Chagas e Silva, F. [1742], Brazil K001021257 Yes
Jan 1, 1992 Prance, G.T. [26571], Brazil K001021286 Yes
Sep 9, 1991 Chagas e Silva, F. [1421], Brazil K001021258 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Araújo, D. [386], Brazil K001021276 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Usteri, P.A. [186b], Brazil K001021247 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K001021244 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Hooker [s.n.], Brazil K001021245 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Sucre, D. [9551], Brazil K001021275 Yes
Apr 1, 1986 Farney, C. [921], Brazil K001021278 Yes
Jan 6, 1986 Farney, C. [342], Brazil K001021279 Yes
Mar 22, 1984 Andreata, R.H.P. [495], Brazil K001021277 Yes
Mar 10, 1976 Eiten, G. [3329], Brazil K001021262 Yes
Jul 7, 1962 Martins, H.F. [144], Brazil K001021246 Yes
Jan 1, 1960 Woolston, A.L. [1111], Paraguay K001021301 Yes
Jan 1, 1959 Woolston, A.L. [1025], Paraguay K001021302 Yes
27977.000 No
Harrison, S.G. [855], Guyana K001021240 Yes
Gehrt, A. [s.n.], Brazil K001021259 Yes
Glaziou [9439], Brazil K001021282 Yes
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001021287 Yes
Gardner [43], Brazil K001021297 Yes
Florence [10780], Pitcairn K000649723 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], India K001000109 Yes
Hutton, I. [862], Australia K001000351 Yes
Florence J. [6169], French Polynesia K001000499 Yes
Florence, J. [3659b], French Polynesia K001000501 Yes
Thomson, M. [914], Ghana K001002324 Yes
Rusby, H.H. [2082], Bolivia K001003065 Yes
Kelly, J.F. [1182], Argentina K001003260 Yes
Pederson, T.M. [6626], Argentina K001003264 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Mauritius K001003315 Yes
Woerjantoro [17], Indonesia K001003349 Yes
Vogel [s.n.], Niger K001003359 Yes
Vermoesen, F.M.C. [2220], Congo, DRC K001003370 Yes
Preston, T.A.Rev [s.n.], Mauritius K001003405 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Mauritius K001003407 Yes
Barclay [s.n.], Mauritius K001003411 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [25375], Bolivia K001024051 Yes
Ichaso, C.L.F. [104], Brazil K001021248 Yes
Ferrucci, M.M. [6197], Argentina K001003265 Yes
Robertson, S.A. [2589], Seychelles K001003394 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [22736], Argentina K001003275 Yes
Brace [489], Bahamas K001002330 Yes
Renvoize, S.A. [3211], Argentina K001003259 Yes
Usteri, A. [81], Brazil K001021260 Yes
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001021296 Yes
Wallich, N. [3623] K000821523 Yes
Glaziou [11980], Brazil K001021288 Yes
Greenway, P.J. [2922], Tanzania K001003380 Yes
Kirk, D. [1867], Seychelles K001003398 Yes
Florence [11124], French Polynesia K001000498 Yes
Obando, C. [2904], Argentina K001003249 Yes
Wright, C. [2433], Cuba K001002338 Yes
Gardiner, J.S. [s.n.], Seychelles K001003395 Yes
Farquhar, J.H.J. [s.n.], Mauritius K000821585 Yes
Homble, J. [289], Congo, DRC K001003369 Yes
Williams, G.R. [548], Kenya K001003385 Yes
St.John, H. [15061], Pitcairn K000649720 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [4310], Sierra Leone K001003357 Yes
Matthew, K.M. [5272], India K001000113 Yes
Carmelich, J.N. [1343], Argentina K001003261 Yes
Horne, J. [382], Seychelles K001003396 Yes
Ruffo, C.K. [595], Tanzania K001003378 Yes
s.coll [Procter 4478], Seychelles K001003392 Yes
Jorgensen, P. [3649], Paraguay K001021308 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K001002322 Yes
St.John, H. [14881], French Polynesia K001000502 Yes
s.coll. [34], Brazil K001021305 Yes
Andreata, R.H.P. [967], Brazil K001021274 Yes
Fox [31], Brazil K001021290 Yes
Farang [510], Thailand K001000252 Yes
Melillo, A. [2344], Argentina K001003263 Yes
Greenway, P.J. [934] K001003387 Yes
Sellow [d.2214], Uruguay K000276587 Yes
Porton, T.A. [s.n.], Mauritius K001003409 Yes
Balansa, B. [1298a], Paraguay K001021303 Yes
Harris, W. [5080], Jamaica K001002327 Yes
McGregor, G.M. [39893], Zimbabwe K001003389 Yes
Stoffers, A.L. [3339], Netherlands Antilles K001002323 Yes
Balfour, I.B.Dr. [s.n.], Mauritius K001003412 Yes
Usteri [122], Brazil K001021261 Yes
Sellow [395], São Paulo K000276456 Yes
Broadway, W.E. [440], Grenada K001002334 Yes
Longman, H.A. [s.n.], Australia K001003353 Yes
Schafer, P.A. [5494], French Polynesia K001000500 Yes
Giacobbi, O.I. [316], Argentina K001003250 Yes
Soakai, E. [1007], Tonga K001000484 Yes
Deighton, F.C. [2418], Sierra Leone K001003362 Yes
Gray, B. [1126], Australia K001000352 Yes
Goulding, L. [s.n.], St. Vincent & the Grenadines K001002336 Yes
Solomon, J.C. [11221], Bolivia K001003064 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Mauritius K001003410 Yes
Alebeaux, J. [106], Congo K001003367 Yes
Raizada, M.B. [s.n.], India K001003329 Yes
Lorentz [s.n.] K001003267 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Mauritius K001003408 Yes
Cadet, Th. [4389], Reunion K001003403 Yes
Venturi, S. [5208], Argentina K001003273 Yes
Ichaso, C.L.F. [104], Brazil K001021249 Yes
Pederson, T.M. [420], Argentina K001003268 Yes
Morton, J.K. [A 4668], Ghana K001003363 Yes
Gardner [43], Brazil K001021251 Yes
Hu, Shiu Ying [11588], Hong Kong K001003327 Yes
Chagas e Silva, F. [1742], Brazil K001021256 Yes
Powell, D.A. [475], Christmas I. K001000275 Yes
Welwitsh [4576], Angola K001003390 Yes
Friis, I. [3958], Ethiopia K001000921 Yes
Holst, B.K. [8869] K000066151 No
Bordas, E. [1046], Paraguay K001021309 Yes
Solomon, J.C. [11192], Bolivia K001003063 Yes
Troupin, G. [16301], Rwanda K001000907 Yes
Goulding, L. [s.n.], St. Vincent & the Grenadines K001002335 Yes
Hooker, W.J. [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K001002333 Yes
Andoh, J.E. [4599], Australia K001003361 Yes
Ragonese, A.E. [2597], Argentina K001003251 Yes
Hooker, W.J. [s.n.], Trinidad & Tobago K001002321 Yes
Wallich, N. [3623] K000821524 Yes
Gentry, A. [51780], Argentina K001003266 Yes
Yuncker, T.G. [9982], Niue K001000483 Yes
Muray, D. [576], Dominica K001002331 Yes
Goodenough, B. [s.n.] K001002328 Yes
Lindeman, J.C. [2076], Brazil K001021255 Yes
Mukri [s.n.], Indonesia K001003348 Yes
Matthew, K.M. [71492], India K001000106 Yes
Mann, G. [1129], Sao Tome and Principe K000821632 Yes
Gregory, H. [3021], United Kingdom K001003325 Yes
s.coll [3021], United Kingdom K001003322 Yes
Wall, J. [3623] K001003314 Yes
Kelly, J.F. [769], Argentina K001003253 Yes
s.coll [H1443/60], United Kingdom K001003317 Yes
Dang, D. [186], Cameroon K001000908 Yes
Guillaumin, A. [9379], New Caledonia K001000407 Yes
Cadet, Th. [4389], Reunion K001003402 Yes
Beechey [s.n.], French Polynesia K001000503 Yes
Florence [10850], Pitcairn K000649722 Yes
Devoto [697], Argentina K001003252 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24819], Brazil K001021284 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Jamaica K001002337 Yes
Smith, J.E. [s.n.], India K001000108 Yes
Croat, T.B. [32457], Madagascar K001001276 Yes
Johnson, W.H. [1068] K001002325 Yes
Wright, P. [s.n.], Seychelles K001003399 Yes
Yasuda Keiko [341], Japan K001024018 Yes
Florence [10790], Pitcairn K000649724 Yes
Svjinini, A. [7002], Argentina K001003271 Yes
Pedersen, T.M. [5987], Paraguay K001021306 Yes
Procter [4278], Seychelles K001001275 Yes
Corbisier-Baland, A. [1915], Congo, DRC K001003368 Yes
Christophersen, E. [426], Samoa K001000482 Yes
Mangieri, H. [317], Argentina K001003256 Yes
Venturi, S. [9401], Argentina K001003274 Yes
Brown, S. [276], Bermuda K000676759 Yes
Wiabaku, J. [72363], Papua New Guinea K001003352 Yes
Clemens, M.S. [s.n.], Australia K001003354 Yes
Neville, G. [s.n.], Seychelles K001003397 Yes
Irvine, F.R. [1895], Ghana K001003365 Yes
Sanou, L. [ML-615], Mali K001003356 Yes
Hostmann [35], Suriname K001021241 Yes
Sellow [1641], São Paulo K000276455 Yes
Lindeman, J.C. [1594], Brazil K001021253 Yes
Lowe [105], Portugal K001003316 Yes
Thompson, J.B. [441], Guam K001000520 Yes
Hunt, D.R. [6365], Brazil K001021292 Yes
Sellow [782], Paraná K000276454 Unknown type material Yes
Devoto, F. [1857], Argentina K001003262 Yes
Soleman, R. [6055], Tanzania K001003382 Yes
Sagot, P.A. [258], French Guiana K001021243 Yes
Morton, J.K. [SL 4175], Sierra Leone K001003364 Yes
Cunningham [s.n.], Brazil K001021252 Yes
Solomon, J.C. [11140], Bolivia K001003061 Yes
Dawe, M.T. [236], Angola K001003388 Yes
Nicholson, D. [15], Antigua & Barbuda K001002332 Yes
Baikie [1962], Sao Tome and Principe K000821631 Yes
Balansa, B. [1298], Paraguay K001021304 Yes
Snowden, J.D. [1829], Uganda K001003381 Yes
Mwangangi, O.M. [2027], Kenya K001003384 Yes
Mathenge, S.G. [463], Kenya K001003386 Yes
Moloko, J. [1221], Argentina K001003257 Yes
s.coll [8599] K001002329 Yes
Friedmann, F. [626], Reunion K001003401 Yes
Hassler, E. [11286], Paraguay K001021307 Yes
Strang, H.E. [582], Brazil K001021250 Yes
Gibert, M.E. [635], Uruguay K001003255 Yes
Montes, J.E. [3436], Argentina K001003254 Yes
Renvoize, S.A. [3211], Argentina K001003258 Yes
Schinini, A. [5182], Argentina K001003269 Yes
Gerardo, J. [34354], Philippines K001000314 Yes
Burchell, W.J. [1008], Brazil K001021298 Yes
Ruffo, C.K. [s.n.], Tanzania K001003377 Yes
s.coll [661] K001002326 Yes
Tweedie [56], Brazil K001021293 Yes
Bojess [s.n.], India K001000107 Yes
Baum.-Bod [14532], New Caledonia K001000408 Yes
Fandey, H. [TTSA/MSB116], Tanzania K001003379 Yes
Florence [10819], Pitcairn K000649721 Yes
Walker, E.H. [6094], Japan K001000001 Yes
Glaziou [12724], Brazil K001021280 Yes
Farquhar, J.H.J. [s.n.], Mauritius K000821586 Yes
Harley, R.M. [24819], Brazil K001021283 Yes
Beck, St.G. [9565], Bolivia K001003062 Yes
Nontes, J.R. [14765], Argentina K001003270 Yes
Schinini, A. [4848], Argentina K001003272 Yes
Pullan [14341], Kenya K001003383 Yes
Proctor [4278], Seychelles K001003393 Yes
Bernardi, L. [14832], Mauritius K001003404 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.], Brazil K001021291 Yes
Lorence, D. [2300], Mauritius K001003406 Yes
Welwitsh [4576], Angola K001003391 Yes
Kirk [s.n.], Seychelles K001003400 Yes
Elliot, G.F.S. [3996], Sierra Leone K001003358 Yes
Rowland, J.W. [s.n.], Nigeria K001003360 Yes
Eyerdam, W.J. [22688], Argentina K001003276 Yes
Douglas [690], Brazil K001021289 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [94], Cameroon K001003366 Yes
Riedel [235], Bahia Stenocalyx michelii K000018792 Yes
Morong, T. [894], Paraguay Eugenia michelii K001021311 Yes
s.coll. [4], Paraguay Eugenia michelii K001021310 Yes
s.coll [s.n.], Solomon Is. Eugenia michelii K001000340 Yes
Sellow [1095.1657], São Paulo Eugenia arechavaletae K000276464 Yes

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

Accepted by

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Akoègninou, A., van der Burg, W.J. & van der Maesen, L.J.G. (eds.) (2006). Flore Analytique du Bénin: 1-1034. Backhuys Publishers.
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Kew Backbone Distributions

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