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).
The genus Psidium belongs to the family Myrtaceae, which comprises about 140 genera and 3,000 species (GOMES et al., 2009), most of which cultivated in regions of tropical and subtropical climate for commercial purposes.
Compounds 2 and 3 are reported for the first time from the genus Psidium.