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Common name

English: Common guava

German: Echte Guave

Mandarin: 番石榴 (fan shi liu)

Portuguese: Goiabeira

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2616)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2519)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2128)

      Order: Myricales (6)

        Family: Myricaceae (6)(family description)

          Genus: Psidium (1)

            Epithet: guajava L. (1)

guajava => possibly derived from the Arawak guayabo (guava tree) via the South American-Spanish name guayaba

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: tree

External links

Check for Psidium guajava at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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