Syzygium myhendrae (Bedd.) Gam.

 
  • 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 myhendrae (Bedd. ex Brandis) Gamble
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Flowers very small, white. Leaves small, branches tetragonous. Leaves purple when dry. Flowers in corymbose cymes.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Mysuru district
    • Kerala : Idukki district
    • Tamil Nadu : Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Theni district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Endangered (EN)
  • Literature : Rao & Razi, 1981 - Mysore; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Ravichandran, V. 2016. Taxonomic and Phytogeographical investigation on endemic plants of Western Ghats with special reference to Megamalai Wildlife Sanctuary of Tamil Nadu (Ph.D. thesis work)
  • 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 myhendrae. Downloaded on 8 July 2020.

Botanical Description

Field Image(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Peninsular India by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ernet.in.