Eugenia uniflora Linnaeus (1753: 470)

Amorim, Bruno S. & Alves, Marccus, 2012, Myrtaceae from lowland Atlantic Forest areas in the State of Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil, Phytotaxa 40, pp. 33-54 : 41

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/phytotaxa.40.1.6

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4927275

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/253B87C3-FF9C-2E3C-5CDF-6F8433E8FAC5

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Eugenia uniflora Linnaeus (1753: 470)
status

 

14. Eugenia uniflora Linnaeus (1753: 470) ; Legrand & Klein (1969a: 84–89). [ Fig. 3B View FIGURE 3 ; Fig 5L View FIGURE 5 ].

Known from the Northeast region of Brazil to Uruguay and widely cultivated for edible fruit ( Govaerts et al. 2010, Proença & Sobral 2006).

Shrubs 2–4 m tall, leaves 3.0–5.5 × 1.2–3.0 cm, midvein flat or raised on adaxial lamina surface, raceme with the main axis reduced, bracts elliptical, bracteoles linear, hypanthium 8-ribbed, pilose and fruits subglobose, 8-ribbed with seeds immaculate.

Selected specimens: BRAZIL. Pernambuco: Cabo de Santo Agostinho, 11.III.2006, fl., V.R.C. Lins s/n et al. ( UFP 44095 View Materials ); Goiana, Reserva Particular do Patrimônio Natural Fazenda Tabatinga , 12.XI.2010, fl. fr., D. Cavalcanti 338 et al. (UFP); Igarassu, Usina São José, 26.12.2008, fl., fr., B.S. Amorim 320 et al. (UFP); Recife, Jardim Botânico, 01.IX.1970, fr., I.C.L. Barros 69 et al. (UFP) .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Diptera

Family

Tachinidae

Genus

Eugenia