5553.010 Feijoa O. Berg

White, F. (1978) Myrtaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4

Description of the genus

Ornamental shrub or small tree with small elliptic leaves, whitish-tomentose beneath, and large solitary flowers with conspicuous red filaments.

Derivation of name: after João da Silva Feijó (1760-1824), a Portuguese naturalist.

Worldwide: One species, in Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay.

Zimbabwe: 1 cultivated taxon.

Feijoa sellowiana

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sellowiana (O. Berg) O. BergDescription, Image

Other sources of information about Feijoa:

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Feijoa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Feijoa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Feijoa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Feijoa
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Feijoa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Feijoa
JSTOR Plant Science: Feijoa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Feijoa
Plants of the World Online: Feijoa
Tropicos: Feijoa
Wikipedia: Feijoa

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated plants: genus page: Feijoa.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/genus.php?genus_id=2114, retrieved 19 May 2024

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