Psidium spp. 

Area(s) Where Listed As Endangered:
Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico
Status/Date(s) Listed as Endangered:
  Scientific Name Status Listing Date Range
1. Psidium havanenseEN-IUCN1998Cuba
2. Psidium pedicellatumEN-IUCN2004Ecuador
3. Psidium rostratumVU-IUCN1998Peru
4. Psidium sintenisiiCR-IUCN1998Puerto Rico

Species/Common Names:
Psidium havanense
Psidium pedicellatum
Psidium rostratum
Psidium sintenisii
Sintenis' Guava

Facts Summary:
Psidium is a genus of plants of concern and found in the following area(s): Cuba, Ecuador, Peru, Puerto Rico.

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