Psidium rufum

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Psidium rufum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Psidium
Species: P. rufum
Binomial name
Psidium rufum
Mart. ex DC.
Synonyms[1]
  • Abbevillea recurvata O.Berg
  • Abbevillea regeliana O.Berg
  • Campomanesia martiana O.Berg
  • Campomanesia recurvata (O.Berg) Nied.
  • Campomanesia regeliana (O.Berg) Kiaersk.
  • Guajava cuprea (O.Berg) Kuntze
  • Guajava macrosperma (O.Berg) Kuntze
  • Guajava pilosa (Vell.) Kuntze
  • Guajava widgreniana (O.Berg) Kuntze
  • Psidium cupreum O.Berg
  • Psidium lagoense Kiaersk.
  • Psidium macrospermum O.Berg
  • Psidium pilosum Vell.
  • Psidium widgrenianum O.Berg

Psidium rufum is commonly known as the purple guava.[2] It is endemic to Brazil and bears an edible fruit.[3] Psidium rufum var. widgrenianum is listed on the IUCN Red List vulnerable species (Plantae).[4][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Plant List: A Working List of All Plant Species, retrieved 6 May 2016 
  2. ^ Freitas, V.M.; Correa, V.R.; Motta, F.C.; Sousa, M.G.; Gomes, A.C.M.M.; Carneiro, M.D.G.; Silva, D.B.; Mattos, J.K.; Nicole, M.; Carneiro, R.M.D.G. (2014), "Resistant accessions of wild Psidium spp. to Meloidogyne enterolobii and histological characterization of resistance", Plant Pathology, 63 (4): 738–746, doi:10.1111/ppa.12149 
  3. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  4. ^ Landrum, L.R. (2003). A revision of the Psidium salutare complex (Myrtaceae). Sida 20: 1449-1469.
  5. ^ Oliveira-Filho, A.T. (2006). Catálogo das Árvores nativas de Minas Gerais: 1-423. Editora UFLA, Lavas, Brasil.