Definition of Psidium guineense
1. Noun. South American tree having fruit similar to the true guava.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Psidium Guineense
Literary usage of Psidium guineense
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Manual of Tropical and Subtropical Fruits: Excluding the Banana, Coconut by Wilson Popenoe (1920)
"Brazilian guam (psidium guineense, Sw.). While this species is scarcely known horticulturally, so much confusion has existed regarding its identity that it ..."
2. Annals of Horticulture in North America for the Year ...: A Witness of by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1890)
"The soil is too thin and li^ht. It needs rank manuring and plenty of water. psidium guineense, the Guinea guava, has fruited for the first time in Florida. ..."
3. A Handbook of Tropical Gardening and Planting, with Special Reference to Ceylon by Hugh Fraser Macmillan (1914)
"psidium guineense. Guinea Guava.—A shrub, eight to twelve feet high, native of Guinea. The fruit is described as "a fulvous berry, red inside, ..."
4. Contributions from the United States National Herbarium by United States National Herbarium, United States National Museum (1905)
"psidium guineense. A species of guava cultivated in Santo Domingo, Jamaica. Guadaloupe, and Martinique, which, notwithstanding the specific name, ..."