Eugenia victoriana

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Eugenia victoriana
Eugenia victoriana - Fruit and Spice Park - Homestead, Florida - DSC08892.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Eugenia
Species: E. victoriana
Binomial name
Eugenia victoriana

Eugenia victoriana is a small South American fruit tree of the genus Eugenia. Its common names include guayabilla and sundrop.[1]

Eugenia victoriana has the largest fruit of all known Eugenia species.[2] The tree first flowers in its third or fourth year. The fruits are orange-colored, and have sour flesh and two to four large seeds.[1]

See also[edit]

  • Chicha, a South American drink sometimes prepared with guayabilla fruit

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Parmar, Chiranjit. "Guayabilla ((Eugenia victoriana)". Fruitipedia. Retrieved 17 April 2013.
  2. ^ California Rare Fruit Growers Newsletter. California Rare Fruit Growers Association. 11: 10. 1979. Missing or empty |title= (help)