Eugenia uniflora, the pitanga,[3]Suriname cherry,[4]Brazilian cherry,[3]Cayenne cherry,[5]cerisier carré,[6]monkimonki kersie or ñangapirí,[7] is a flowering plant in the family Myrtaceae, native to tropical South America’s east coast, ranging from SurinameFrench Guiana to southern Brazil, as well as Uruguay and parts of Paraguay and Argentina.[6][8][9] It is often used in gardens as a hedge or screen. The tree was introduced to Bermuda for ornamental purposes but is now out of control and listed as an invasive species.[10] The tree has also been introduced to Florida.[11]