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Guava

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Guava, small tree (genus Psidium, especially P. guajava) with thick leaves and white flowers, cultivated for its red or yellow fruit. Native to Mexico, South America, and the West Indies, and now grown in Florida and California. The fruit, up to 4 in (10 cm) in diameter, is slightly acid and musky. It is used in jellies, pies, and drinks and is eaten raw.

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