Psidium cattleianum Sabine

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Psidium cattleianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Psidium cattleianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Psidium cattleianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Psidium cattleianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Chalet 2, Chirinda Forest

Psidium cattleianum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near Chalet 2, Chirinda Forest

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Synonyms: Psidium littorale Raddi var. longipes (O. Berg) Fosb.
Common names: Cherry guava (English) Strawberry guava (English)
Description: Slender evergreen tree, native in Brazil. It is grown for its edible fruits or as a garden ornamental.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to South America (Brazil) and naturalised elsewhere
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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Literature:

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 64.

White, F. (1978). Myrtaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 186.

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Flora of Malawi: Psidium cattleianum
Flora of Malawi: cultivated Psidium cattleianum
Flora of Zambia: cultivated Psidium cattleianum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Psidium cattleianum
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Psidium cattleianum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Psidium cattleianum
African Plant Database: Psidium cattleianum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Psidium cattleianum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Psidium cattleianum
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Psidium cattleianum
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Psidium cattleianum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Psidium cattleianum
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Psidium cattleianum
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Psidium cattleianum
JSTOR Plant Science: Psidium cattleianum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Psidium cattleianum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Psidium cattleianum
Plants of the World Online: Psidium cattleianum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Psidium cattleianum
Tropicos: Psidium cattleianum
Wikipedia: Psidium cattleianum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Psidium cattleianum.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/cult/species.php?species_id=142260, retrieved 14 October 2019

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