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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
feijoa (noun)
the green round or oval juicy fruit of a shrub or small tree () of the myrtle family that is native to South America and is grown commercially especially in New Zealand - Feijoa sellowiana , also the tree or shrub
Feijoa (Wikipedia)

Feijoa sellowiana is a species of flowering plant in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. It is native to the highlands of southern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina, and Colombia. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental tree and for its fruit. Common names include feijoa (/fˈʒ.ə/,/-ˈh.ə/, or /ˈf.ə/), pineapple guava and guavasteen, although it is not a true guava. It is an evergreen shrub or small tree, 1–7 metres (3.3–23.0 ft) in height.

Feijoa sellowiana
Oblong green fruits
Flowers with many red stamens tipped with yellow anthers, petals white with pink streaks
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Genus: Feijoa
F. sellowiana
Binomial name
Feijoa sellowiana
(O.Berg) O.Berg

Acca sellowiana (O.Berg) Burret
Orthostemon sellowianus O.Berg

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