Scientific name: Psidium guineense

Family: Myrtaceae

Origin: Mexico and Tropical America

Medicinal use: Small tree (bush type), with a wide, sparse, layered umbelliform crown and hanging branches. The güisaro berry type fruits are harvested in the months of August to November in the Central Valley of Costa Rica. The ripeness of its fruits is recognized by its dark color and dispersal moment, especially of the barócora type. The fruit is excellent for jellies.