Eugenia uniflora/ Pitanga/ ピタンガ

学名/ Botanical name : Eugenia uniflora

シノニム/ Synonym : Eugenia arechavaletae, Eugenia costata, Myrtus brasiliana, Plinia pedunculata, Stenocalyx uniflorus, Syzygium michelii etc.

英名/ English common name :  Pitanga

英別名/ Alternative English name: Surinam cherry, Brazilian cherry, Cayenne cherry, cerisier carré,  monkimonki kersie

日本名 和名/ Japanese common name : ピタンガ

日本名別名/ Alternate Japanese name: カボチャアデク

イタリア語名/Italian name: Pitanga

原産地/ Original : South America’s east coast


Flowers with fragrance have four white petals and are borne on slender long stalks, with a conspicuous central cluster of white stamens ending in yellow anthers. Flowers develop into ribbed fruits 2 to 4 centimetres long, starting out as green, then ranging through orange, scarlet and maroon as they ripen. The taste ranges from sweet to sour, depending on the cultivar and level of ripeness

Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eugenia_uniflora



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