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Taxon: Campomanesia guazumifolia (Cambess.) O. Berg

Genus: Campomanesia
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Myrteae
Nomen number: 409838
Place of publication: Linnaea 27:434. 1856 (C. F. P. von Martius, Fl. bras. 14(1):457. 1857) "guazumaefolia"
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/142097
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2019 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • sete-capas  (Source: F Neotrop) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • sete-capotes  (Source: F Neotrop) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • marmelero  (Source: F Neotrop) - Spanish
  • siete capotes  (Source: F Neotrop) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food: fruit

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay

    Cultivated (also cult.)


  1. Govaerts, R. et al. 2008. World checklist of Myrtaceae
  2. Landrum, L. R. 1986. Campomanesia, Pimenta, Blepharocalyx, Legrandia, Acca, Myrrhinium, and Luma (Myrtaceae). Fl. Neotrop. Monogr. 45:36-40.
  3. Landrum, L. R. 1998. pers. comm. Note: re. common names

Check other web resources for Campomanesia guazumifolia (Cambess.) O. Berg :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=409838. Accessed 14 July 2020.