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)
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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:
A garden plant from California for ID
Again a shrub of around 5feet height Flower size 5-6cm

Feijoa sellowiana

Yes, a drought tolerant attractor of birds, butterflies and bees… ripe fruits are yummy.. to boot..
popular in southwest usa… for obvious reasons…

Pineapple guava Native of South America. Grown for its edible fruit which has guava like flavour.
Family : Myrtaceae


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.

Absolutely amazing!
I could never guess this one.
Thanks a lot for the id.


Acca sellowiana : 5 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (4)

Acca sellowiana

Feijoa, Pineapple guava or Guavasteen

Beautiful pictures … I had seen in Fremont, California.
Although I wish I had seen the flowers, they are so pretty.


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. 



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