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NTBG Plant Name:
Psidium guajava
Barcode:
PTBG1000034948
Specimen ID:
002124
Collector ID:
207
Collector Name:
J. S. Burley
Collection Date:
April 29, 1987
Herbarium Name:
CHI
Region:
Asia
Country:
PH
Island Group:
PHILIPPINE ISLANDS
Elevation:
300
Locality:
E. Mindoro, beside quarry track, Mt. Talipanan, 6 km SW of Puerto Galera. Local Names: " Babayas" This is a voucher specimen for anticancer and antiAids screening. NCI Sample Number: Q6600295-H, Q6600307-T, Q6600336-Z
Plant Category:
dicot
Plant Description:
Shrub to 3 m. tall. Flowers 5-merous, ovary inferior, corolla white. Fruit green, pulp pink, edible.
Ethnobotanical Notes:
Med Uses: Used to clean open wounds. Used after childbirth.
Habitat:
Disturbed forest with secondary scrub vegetation.
Date of Last Update:
April 26, 2022

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