A small, green-skinned guava relative found wild in Brazil. Fruits are oval in shape, growing to 1-2" long. Pulp is white, with a pleasant, acidic and sweet flavor.
A deciduous, shrubby tree to only 4-6 feet in height. Flowers generally bloom from October to November in its native range. Fruits ripen by November and December. Fruits contain numerous small seeds.
Fruits are eaten fresh out of hand. The tree is mainly seen as a curiosity and is not often cultivated.
Native to the savannas of central Brazil.