Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston

 
  • Family : MYRTACEAE
    (Myrtle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JAMUN FAMILY (जामुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : MYRTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston
  • Common name : Rose Apple, Pomme rose, Malabar Plum
  • Vernacular name : Gulabi-jamun, Gulab-jamun ka pedh (Hindi); Jambu neerale, Pannerale (Kannada); Sambanaaval (Tamil); Champeyah (Sanskrit); Champa, Jambavam, Malaykachampa, Seemajamba (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Comments / notes : Often planted for its edible fruits.
  • Flower, Fruit : August-January
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kolar district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
  • Native : Sikkim tarai
  • World Distribution : Planted in Tropical Asia and Australia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; H. O. Saxena and M. Brahmam, 1989 - The Flora of Similipahar (Similipal), Orissa; N.P.Singh, 1988. Flora of Eastern Karnataka; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Syzygium jambos. Downloaded on 27 September 2020.

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