Acca sellowiana (O.Berg) Burret, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50: 59 1941. (Syn: Acca sellowiana var. rugosa (Mattos) Mattos; Feijoa obovata (O.Berg) O.Berg; Feijoa schenckiana Kiaersk.; Feijoa schenkiana Kiareskou; Feijoa sellowiana (O.Berg) O.Berg; Feijoa sellowiana var. rugosa Mattos; Orthostemon obovatus O.Berg; Orthostemon sellowianus O.Berg);
SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Sao Paulo), S-Brazil (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina), Uruguay (Canelones, Cerro Largo, Paysandu, Rivera, Tacuarembo,
Treinta y Tres), trop. Africa (introduced), Yunnan (introduced), Niue (introduced), Costa Rica (introduced), Mexico (introduced), Juan Fdz. Isl. (introduced), Colombia (introduced), Cuba (c) as per Catalogue of Life;
Sims Park :: Myrtaceae for identification :: 281113MK003 : Attachments (7). 4 posts by 3 authors.
Please help me in identifying this tree species found planted in a Botanic Garden.
Leaf: not more that 10 cm long
Flower: 3 cm across
Date: 07 April 2013
Place: Sims Park, Conoor, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: c. 2000 m asl
This is Acca sellowiana
Feijoa sellowiana probably a synonym of above mentioned name.
Thanks a lot …
Plant for ID 27/09/2011 SMP2:
Yes, a drought tolerant attractor of birds, butterflies and bees… ripe fruits are yummy.. to boot..
Pineapple guava Native of South America. Grown for its edible fruit which has guava like flavour.
Crassulaceae, Combretaceae and Myrtaceae Fortnight : Myrtaceae : Acca sellowiana : California : 29DEC14 : AK-95: 1 post by 1 author. Attachments (3)
Posted earlier, id suggested by ….
From Fremont, California.
Bush For ID : California : 18OCT14 : AK-8
Bush For ID : California : 18OCT14 : AK-8 : 3 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (3).
Bush seen as a hedge in Fremont on 28th Sept,14.
Small leaves and flowers had probably fallen off.
It looks like Acca sellowiana of Myrtaceae.
I could never guess this one.
Thanks a lot for the id.
Acca sellowiana : 5 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4)
Beautiful pictures … I had seen in Fremont, California.
Feijoa sellowiana ‘Coolidge’ from California-GS02092023-3: 5 high res. images.
Feijoa sellowiana ‘Coolidge’, a self fertile cultivar of Pineapple tree, photographed from Fremont, California.