Feijoa

Feijoa on a dark wood background. toning. selective focus
Synonymes :
Ananas et goyave
Catégories : Plantes médicinales
Acca_sellowiana (Wikipedia)

Feijoa sellowiana
Oblong green fruits
Fruit
Flowers with many red stamens tipped with yellow anthers, petals white with pink streaks
Flower
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Rosids
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Subfamily:Myrtoideae
Tribe:Myrteae
Genus:Feijoa
O.Berg
Species:
F. sellowiana
Binomial name
Feijoa sellowiana
(O.Berg) O.Berg
Synonyms

Acca sellowiana (O.Berg) Burret
Orthostemon sellowianus O.Berg

Feijoa sellowiana is a species of flowering plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. It is native to the highlands of southern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina, and Colombia. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental tree and for its fruit. Common names include feijoa (/fˈʒ.ə/, /-ˈh.ə/, or /ˈf.ə/), pineapple guava and guavasteen, although it is not a true guava. It is an evergreen shrub or small tree, 1–7 metres (3.3–23.0 ft) in height.

Feijoa (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From the New Latin former genus name Feijoa, which was named after Portuguese botanist João da Silva Feijó by the German botanist Otto Karl Berg.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /feɪˈʒoʊ.ə/, /feɪˈdʒoʊ.ə/, /feɪˈhoʊ.ə/

Noun

feijoa (plural feijoas)

  1. A South American evergreen shrub, Acca sellowiana (syn. Feijoa sellowiana).
  2. The green, ellipsoid fruit of this shrub, having a tart and sweet taste.

Synonyms

  • guavasteen
  • pineapple guava

Translations


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