Chinese strawberry guava
Psidium littorale RaddiMyrtaceae

common name synonyms: strawberry guava, waiawi, yellow Cattley guava, yellow strawberry guava, purple guava, kuahpa

scientific name synonyms: P. cattleianum Sabine var. littorale (Raddi) Fosberg

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Rosidae

order: Myrtales

growth form: tree, shrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: No

noxious weed in the u.s.: No

type of introduction: Intentional

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Europe

native range: South America

notes: var. littorale, var. longipes; naturalized elsewhere; introduced and invasive in the U.S. (PUSDA)

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth