Higher classification Myrtaceae
Lower classifications Feijoa, Acca lanuginosa
Scientific name Acca
Acca (formerly Feijoa) is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the Myrtaceae family, first described as a genus in 1856.
It is native to South America.
Acca sellowiana is cultivated for its edible fruits, known as feijoas or pineapple guavas.
- Acca lanuginosa (Ruiz & Pav. ex G.Don) McVaugh - central + southern Peru
- Acca macrostema (Ruiz & Pav. ex G.Don) McVaugh - Bolivia, central + southern Peru
- Acca sellowiana (O.Berg) Burret - southeastern + southern Brazil, Uruguay, Misiones Province in Argentina
ReferencesAcca (plant) Wikipedia
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