Scientific Name: Guamia mariannae
Common Name: Paipai
Chammoro Name: Paipai
Leaves: The leaves are dark green, rather small, rounded at the base and arranged in one plane.
Fruit: The fruit consisting of numerous carpels that radiate out from a central disc, are cylindrical and conspicuously ringed between each seed. The fruit is green when young, becoming brown with age.
Distribution: Guam, Saipan, Rota
Some authorities consider this plant to be endemic to Guam, others believe it to be not different from trees occurring in other islands of the area. The young leaves are pinkish.Original Source: Plants of Guam, i tinanom guahan siha. Phil H. Moore and Pat D. McMakin