Theophrasta americana

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Theophrasta americana - Guayabo de Indio
Common name: Guayabo de Indio (Spanish)
Family: Primulaceae (Primrose)
Distribution: Dominican Republic, Haiti
Description: This understory shrub with compact rosette foliage has edible fruits called “Guayabo de Indio.” The leaves of this slow growing plant are pointy scalloped. It likes shade to partial sun. It is found only in Hispaniola and is an original Fairchild introduction.


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