Vascular – Exotic
Dicotyledonous Trees & Shrubs
Large shrub or tree to 6 m high. Trunk smooth, pale brown. Leaves smooth, oval to 4-5 cm long. Round fruit to 2 cm diameter becoming dark purple or sometimes yellow. edible.
P. cattleianum can be distinguished from P. guajava by its glabrous leaves and the absence of prominent veins on either leaf surface.
January, February, March
Reason For Introduction
Life Cycle Comments
Pig/bird dispersed (Cronk and Fuller).
Shade tolerant (Cronk and Fuller).