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H Psidium guajava L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Psidium (family Myrtaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 166741) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 470 1753.

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See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Guajava pumila (Vahl) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Guajava pyrifera (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Myrtus guajava (L.) Kuntze Synonym H WCSP
Myrtus guajava var. pyrifera (L.) Kuntze Synonym L WCSP
Psidium angustifolium Lam. Synonym H WCSP
Psidium aromaticum Blanco [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Psidium cujavillus Burm.f. Synonym H WCSP
Psidium cujavus L. Synonym H WCSP
Psidium fragrans Macfad. Synonym H WCSP
Psidium guajava var. cujavillum (Burm.f.) Krug & Urb. Synonym L WCSP
Psidium guajava var. guajava Synonym L TRO
Psidium guajava var. minor Mattos Synonym L WCSP
Psidium guava Griseb. Synonym M TRO
Psidium igatemyense Barb.Rodr. Synonym H WCSP
Psidium igatemyensis Barb. Rodr. Synonym M TRO
Psidium intermedium Zipp. ex Blume Synonym H WCSP
Psidium pomiferum L. Synonym H WCSP
Psidium pomiferum var. sapidissimum (Jacq.) DC. Synonym L TRO
Psidium prostratum O.Berg Synonym H WCSP
Psidium pumilum Vahl Synonym H WCSP
Psidium pumilum var. guadalupense DC. Synonym L WCSP
Psidium pyriferum L. Synonym H WCSP
Psidium pyriferum var. glabrum Benth. Synonym L WCSP
Psidium sapidissimum Jacq. Synonym H WCSP
Psidium vulgare Rich. Synonym H WCSP
Syzygium ellipticum K.Schum. & Lauterb. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-166741.

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