Syzygium chemunjianum E.S.S.Kumar & P.E.Roy

  • Family : MYRTACEAE
  • Family (Hindi name) : JAMUN FAMILY (जामुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MYRTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Shrub to small tree
  • Habitat : Montane Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Syzygium chemunjianum is known only from the montane evergreen forests of Pongalappara, the Chemunji hills and Pandipath of the Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve in the Thiruvananthapuram district of Kerala at an elevation between 1100–1430 m.
  • Key identification features : Smooth and greyish-white bark with dark reddish brown blaze, strictly obovate to narrowly obovate leaves with tapering bases and obtuse apices, intramarginal vein is 1-tiered,
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : NE
  • Literature : Shareef. S.M, E.S. Santhosh Kumar & Roy, P.E (2013). A new species of Syzygium (Myrtaceae) from Kerala, India. Phytotaxa 129 (1): 34–38
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. chemunjianum. Downloaded on 28 October 2021.


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