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Accepted name: 
Psidium guajava L. [Myrtaceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist ( Three stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
aambak Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
abas Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
aduoba Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
agua Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
aguoba Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
aguwa Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
aguwo Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
am Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amasi Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
amba Other MAPs in Makawanpur District, Central Nepal (Bhattarai et al., 2017)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ambaru Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
ambhok Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
amratafalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amrood Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. for Respiratory Disorders in Abbottabad (Kayani et al., 2014)
Med. Pl. in Arid Regions of N. Punjab, Pakistan (Ashfaq et al., 2019)
Med. Pl. in Talagang, Punjab Province (Nazish Rehman et al., 2017)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
amrud Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
amrude-abyaz Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amrude-ahmar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amrude-suped Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amrude-surkh Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
amrut Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
amruta-phalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
anjir Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
anjira Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
anjura Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
anjuri Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
apple guava Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
araca-goiba Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
arasa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
arazá puitá Other Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
araçá uaçu Other Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
araçá-goiaba Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
araçá-guaçú Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
atakkappalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
balehannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
banjiro Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
banjirō Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
banziro Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
belauki Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
belauti Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
bidji Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
bihi Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
bikki hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bilauti Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
borimak Other Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
bugoyab Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
buyaki Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
cenkoyya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cepe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chem-pera Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chem-perakka Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chepe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chepe kaayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chopakaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
chovanna-malak-kappera Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
coloc Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
common guava Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
coya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cēn lān Other Med. Plants of Limu Mountains, China (Zheng, 2013)
dijamboé Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
djamboe folium Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
djamboé Other Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
djambu bidji Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
djambu klutuk Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
eguabe Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
erra-goyya-pandu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
erra-jam-pandu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
errajama Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ettajama Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
fa-rang Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
folium guavae Pharmaceutical WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gavoala Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
gavobe Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
goa Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
goavy Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
goba Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
goejaba Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
goiaba Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. & Pois. Pl. N.E.Braz. (Agra et al., 2007)
Med. Pl. N.E.Brazil (Fátima Agra et al., 2008)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
goiabeira Other Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
goiabeira-vermelha Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
goiabeiro Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gouyav Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gouyavier Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gova Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gova hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gowa Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
goyav Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
goyave Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
goyavier Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
goyya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
goyya-pandu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
goyya-pazham Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
goyyapandu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
grosse gelbe Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gua Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guabang Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
guafa Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guaiaba Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
guaiava Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
guajave Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guava Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Jamaican Root Tonics (Mitchell, 2011)
Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Med. Pl. used by Deb Barma Clan in Bangladesh (Kabir et al., 2014)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
The Plant-Book (Mabberley, 1996)
Timber Press Plant Names (Erhardt et al., 2009)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
WHODrug Herbal Substances (WHO-UMC, 2019)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
guava leaf Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
guava tree Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guave Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
guavenbaum Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
guayaba Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
Farmacopea Herbolaria Mexico (2001)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
Med. Pl. of Chazuta Valley (Sanz-Biset et al., 2009)
Med. Plants for Diabetes in C. America (Giovannini et al, 2016)
Med. Plants of the Achuar, Ecuador (Giovannini, 2015)
Med. Plts. in Loja & Zamora-Chinchipe, Ecuador (Tene, 2007)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
guayaba cak Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayaba colorada Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayaba de gusano Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayaba de venado Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayaba del monte Other Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
guayaba del peru Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayaba peruana Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayaba, hoja Other Farmacopea Herbolaria Mexicanos (2013)
guayabacotorrera Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayabe Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayabero Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayabo Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayabo agrio Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayabo amarillo Other Med. Pl. Argentine Flora (Barboza et al., 2009)
guayaboblanco Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayava Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayave Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
guayavebaum Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
guega Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gujava Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
guyaba Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gwaabaa Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
gwawa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
hind armudu Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ipera Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
jaam hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jaama Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
jaama phala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jam-pandu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jama Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jama-phala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jamaphala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jamaphalada Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jamba Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
jambu biji Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
jampandu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kainem Other Ethnobot. of the Pangkhua Community in Bangladesh (Faruque, 2019)
kautonga Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kempu-shibe-hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kirim Other Med. Plants of the Achuar, Ecuador (Giovannini, 2015)
kiswahili Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
koejawel Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
kondajami Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
koyapalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
koyhab (tupi) Other Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
koyya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
krue Other Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kuabas Other Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kuahpa Other U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
kuava Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kuawa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kuiaba Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
kuliabas Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
ku’ava Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
lal saphari Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lal sufrium Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lal-safri-am Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
lambu Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
latam Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
lattam Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
lemon guava Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
lupro Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
mabera Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
madhuri Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
maduriam Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
malackapela Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
malakkapera Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
malampera Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mansala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
manssla Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
mbera Other Med. Pl. Indian Ocean Ils. (Gurib-Fakim et al., 2004)
modipatu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
motiram Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
mpera Other SEPASAL database (Kew, 1999)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
mugwavha Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
mù guó Other Med. Plants of Limu Mountains, China (Zheng, 2013)
ngoaba Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
nulu Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
oguawa Other Ghana Herbal Pharmacopoeia (Busia, 2007)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
paerala hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
paerla mara Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
palamper Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pat’a Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
pearlu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pela Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
per Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pera Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
perakkaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
perala Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
perala-hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
peralehannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
perangai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
perangayi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
perla Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
perodelle indie Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
peru Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
peyara Other Ethnobot. of the Pangkhua Community in Bangladesh (Faruque, 2019)
Ethnomed. of Garo Hills, Durgapur, Bangladesh (Khan et al., 2015)
Med. Pl. used by Deb Barma Clan in Bangladesh (Kabir et al., 2014)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
peyera Other Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
posh Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
psidii pyriferi folium Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
psidio Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
psidium Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
punjo Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
quwawa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
raktaamrutaphalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
raktabahubijaphalam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
rub-i-amrud Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
safedsafari Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
saphed saphari Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sari guafa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
sebe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
seebe hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
segappugoyya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sengoyya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shebe-hannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shibe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shibi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shimeatti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shivappu-goyyap-pazham Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sibe Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sibi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sibihannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sibikaai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sigra Other Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
sikra Other Med. Pl. Nicarag. Atlantic Coast (Barrett, 1994)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
sippiannu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sirugoyya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sufed-safri-am Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tellajama Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tene-atti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tuava Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
tupkel Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ugwoba Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
uyyakkondan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vellai-goyya pazham Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vellaikoyya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
warakel-guafa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
wariafa Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
waríafa Other Med. Pl. E. Nicaragua (Coe et al., 1996)
woba Other Handbook African Med. Pl. (Iwu, 1993)
WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
xalxoctl Other WHO Monographs Med. Pl. 4 (2009)
yellow guava Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
zatoon Other Pl. Meds for Musculoskeletal Disorders, N. Pakistan (Malik et al., 2018)