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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Myrtaceae
Subfamilia: Myrtoideae
Tribus: Myrteae
Genus: Acca
Subgenera (2): A. subg. Acca – A. subg. Feijoa
Species (3): A. lanuginosa – A. macrostema – A. sellowiana

[source: The Plant List]
Name

Acca O.Berg, Linnaea 27(2–3): 135, 138. 1856.

Typus: Acca domingensis O.Berg, nom. illeg. = Acca macrostema

Synonyms

Feijoa O.Berg, Linnaea 29: 258. Sep 1858.
Orthostemon O.Berg, Linnaea 27: 440. 1856, nom. illeg. non R.Br. (1810).

References

International Plant Names Index. 2015. Acca. Published online. Accessed: 06 March 2015.
Farr, E.R. & Zijlstra, G. (eds.) 1996 onwards. Acca in Index Nominum Genericorum (Plantarum). Accessed: 2015 March 06.
Tropicos.org 2015. Acca (Myrtaceae). Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 06 March 2015.

Acca is a genus of shrubs and small trees in the family Myrtaceae that is native to Bolivia and Peru.[1]

Acca was first described as a genus in 1856.[2][3] The genus comprises three species.[1][4]

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 – southern Brazil, eastern Paraguay, Uruguay, northern Argentina, Colombia

Verger de Feïjoa fruits tombés à terre.jpg

References

"Plants of the World Online: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". kew.org.
Berg, Otto Karl. 1856. Linnaea 27(2–3): 138-140. in Latin
Tropicos, Acca O. Berg
"Feijoa acca sellowiana – Pineapple Guava". gardenofaedyn.com. Archived from the original on 2012-03-24.

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