First saw it in tree form, in Madeira, where it was (I'm told) mis-identified as mango. I've now found it in Southern California, grown as a hedge.

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    We need to see some foliage (leaves, stems) as well please, important for correct ID- I can say, though, its not a bottlebrush (Callistemon)
    – Bamboo
    May 8, 2017 at 21:17

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They look like pineapple guava flowers to me, Iv got a couple of plants. If it's been misidentified as a mango that makes sense too as the fruits look like small unripe mangos.

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