genus Psidium


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Noun1.genus Psidium - guavasgenus Psidium - guavas          
dicot genus, magnoliopsid genus - genus of flowering plants having two cotyledons (embryonic leaves) in the seed which usually appear at germination
family Myrtaceae, Myrtaceae, myrtle family - trees and shrubs yielding a fragrant oil
guava bush, Psidium guajava, true guava, guava - small tropical American shrubby tree; widely cultivated in warm regions for its sweet globular yellow fruit
guava, Psidium littorale, strawberry guava, yellow cattley guava - small tropical shrubby tree bearing small yellowish fruit
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The genus Psidium consists of more than 150 species which includes evergreen shrubs and trees wide spread in different tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world (Jaiswal and Jaiswal, 2005).
Compounds 2 and 3 are reported for the first time from the genus Psidium.
2n = 2x = 22) belongs to the genus Psidium (Myrtaceae), and it is one of the most important fruit crops grown commercially across the tropics and sub-tropics (Hayes, 1970; Pathak and Ojha, 1993; Rodriguez et al.