Syzygium alternifolium Walp.

  • Family : MYRTACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Myrtaceae
  • Species : Syzygium alternifolium
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Syzygium alternifolium (Wight) Walp.
  • Collection Nos : CJS 18962, CJS 18982
  • Endemism : South-west India
  • Key identification features : Large trees. Petioles upto 3 cm long. Leaves are large, alternate, blade is coriaceous, suborbicular, broadly ovate-orbicular, lateral veins of about 15-18 pairs, prominent. Flowers are yellowish-white or creamish-white, scented. Petals are calyptrate. Fruit is globose and pink.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Frequent in dry deciduous or scrub forests of Bangalore.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Bangalore
  • Floras referred : Saldanha, 1996


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