Psidium guajava L.

Common Names

Apple guava, Guajava, Guava, Lemon guava, Pear guava, Yellow guava

Description

Greenish-white or yellow or brown skin, apple-like or pear-shaped, yellow, white, or pink flesh, pitted, 1-6 inches long, many small hard white seeds.

Origin

World-wide

Comments

Host for fruit flies (including Anastrepha spp., Bactrocera spp., & Ceratitis spp.), mealybugs, scale, beetles (Curculionidae), and moths (Pyralidae, Totricidae).


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