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Psidium ubatubensis

Psidium ubatubensis

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Psidium ubatubensis Seeds

Psidium ubatubensis is a fascinating plant species that belongs to the Myrtaceae family. This particular species, also known as Ubatuba guava or Ubatuba strawberry guava, is mainly found in the Ubatuba region of Brazil.

Psidium ubatubensis is a small to medium-sized tree that typically reaches heights of around 2 to 6 meters. It has an attractive appearance with glossy, dark green leaves and an overall compact growth habit. The tree produces small, round fruits that resemble guavas, but with unique characteristics.

The fruit of Psidium ubatubensis is highly prized for its exceptional taste and fragrance. It is known for its delightful strawberry-like flavor, which gives rise to its common name, Ubatuba strawberry guava. The fruit features a vibrant reddish-pink color when fully ripe and has a juicy and aromatic pulp. It is enjoyed both fresh and used in various culinary applications, such as desserts, jams, and beverages.

Psidium ubatubensis thrives in the coastal rainforest and Atlantic Forest biomes. This species has become an integral part of the local ecosystem, providing food and habitat for various wildlife species.

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