The strawberry guava is a small tree type shrub, native and well known in Brazil.
Its leaves are used in tea to improve diarrhea and bleeding.
Its flowers are white and much visited by collectors of pollen.
Its fruit, (fruit that has eyes), are usually round, but vary in size and color of the skin and pulp (white, yellow, green and red), which is juicy, aromatic and sweet.
It is consumed the natural or used in preparing ice cream and refreshments and also a lot like sweet guava paste.
MYRTACEAE - Psidium cattleyanum
Na Amazônia, do século XIX, devido à cobiça pela borracha, Wawatu, cunhatã do clã Aruak, tem sua aldeia dizimada por brancos. Apesar de ser forçada a viajar para um local desconhecido, casar-se com guerreiro de origem Karib e sofrer com as diferenças de costumes de seus familiares, ela se apaixona.