Eugenia uniflora L.

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Eugenia uniflora

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Haslemere Drive, Umwinsidale, Harare

Eugenia uniflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

Eugenia uniflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

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Common names: Brazilian cherry (English) Pitanga (English) Surinam cherry (English)
Description: Evergreen shrub or small tree.
Derivation of specific name: uniflora: one-flowered
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Worldwide distribution: Native to tropical America (Brazil)
Growth form(s): Tree, shrub over 2 m.
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White, F. (1978). Myrtaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 192.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Eugenia uniflora
African Plant Database: Eugenia uniflora
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Eugenia uniflora
Plants of the World Online: Eugenia uniflora
Tropicos: Eugenia uniflora
Wikipedia: Eugenia uniflora

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Eugenia uniflora., retrieved 13 April 2024

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