Guava vs. Guayaba

By Jaxson

  • Guava

    Guava () is a common tropical fruit cultivated in many tropical and subtropical regions. Psidium guajava (common guava, lemon guava) is a small tree in the myrtle family (Myrtaceae), native to Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. Although related species may also be called guavas, they belong to other species or genera, such as the “pineapple guava” Acca sellowiana. In 2011, India was the largest producer of guavas.

  • Guava (noun)

    A tropical tree or shrub of the myrtle family, Psidium guajava.

  • Guava (noun)

    Its yellowish jellies. The meat is yellowish or pale green to pink in color.

  • Guayaba (noun)


  • Guava (noun)

    an edible, pale orange tropical fruit with pink juicy flesh and a strong sweet aroma.

  • Guava (noun)

    the small tropical American tree which bears guavas.

Oxford Dictionary

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