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Family Myrtaceae

HAWAII - NATURALIZED

Psidium guajava 

Ho'omaluhia BG, Kaneohe, Oahu

Nu'uanu Pali, Oahu

Wa'ahila ridge, Oahu

GUAVA    KUAWA

Small tree in disturbed dry, mesic & wet habitats.  An invasive species readily dispersed by birds, forming thickets.  Leaves thin with prominent veins.  Wild trees have yellow fruits with pink flesh.  Native to Tropical America.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guava