The apple guava or common guava (Psidium guajava; known as Goiaba in Brazil and Guayava in parts of The Americas) is an evergreen shrub or small tree native to Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. It is easily pollinated by insects; in culture, mainly by the common honey bee, Apis mellifera.
This species has become invasive in central and southern Florida and should not be planted or sold there. 
The plant is used in many different shampoo products for its scent.
1. ^ "Psidium guajava". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 1995-10-17. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?30205. Retrieved 2009-02-06.
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