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The Commodity Guide Page provides general product-related information and may serve as a tool to help regulatory officials identify fruits and vegetables intercepted at U.S. ports of entry. A flag ( Access Restricted to APHIS/CBP ) indicates information that is intended for and available to an APHIS/CBP audience only.
Guava Psidium guajava Commodity Summary
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Approved Name: Guava 
Scientific Name(s): Psidium guajava 
Common Name(s): Guave, Guavenbaum, Guayave, araçá-goiaba, araçá-guaçú, banjiro, goiaba, goiabeiro, goyavier, guaiaba, guaiava, guayaba, guayabo, koejawel, lemon guava 
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  • 1 1/4 to 2 inches
  • Globular or pear-shaped
  • Thin, yellow, green, or brown skin
  • Yellowish or pale green to pink pulp
  • Numerous  inch seeds
  • Strong pleasently pungent odor
  • Tropical to subtropical
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