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Taxon: Acca sellowiana (O. Berg) Burret

 
Genus: Acca
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Nomen number: 319761
Place of publication: Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 50:59. 1941
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 15 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit (fide Food Feed Crops US; Cornucopia, as Feijoa sellowiana)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais (s.), Paraná, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Misiones] Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated (widely cult. in subtropics)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Acca+sellowiana&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. 2008. World checklist of Myrtaceae
  5. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press. Note: = Feijoa sellowiana (O. Berg) O. Berg
  6. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  7. IPGRI. New World Fruits Database (on-line resource).
  8. Kawasaki, L. 2011. Review of Myrtaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  9. Keller, H. A. & S. G. Tressens. 2007. Presencia en Argentina de dos especies de uso múltiple: Acca sellowiana (Myrtaceae) y Casearia lasiophylla (Flacuortiaceae). Darwiniana 45:204-212.
  10. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  11. Landrum, L. R. 1986. Campomanesia, Pimenta, Blepharocalyx, Legrandia, Acca, Myrrhinium, and Luma (Myrtaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 45:139.
  12. Landrum, L. 2011. Review of Myrtaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  13. Machado, L. de O. et al. 2017. Phylogenomic relationships of feijoa (Acca sellowiana (O. Berg.) Burret) with other Myrtaceae based on complete chloroplast genome sequences. Genetica 145:163-174.
  14. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  15. Meyer, F. G. et al. 1994. A catalog of cultivated woody plants of the southeastern United States
  16. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants

Check other web resources for Acca sellowiana (O. Berg) Burret :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Acca sellowiana cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=319761. Accessed 22 November 2019.