Syzygium palodense S. M.Shareef, E.S.Santhosh Kumar & T.Shaju

 
  • Family : MYRTACEAE
  • Family (Hindi name) : JAMUN FAMILY (जामुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : MYRTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Not found in Plant list
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Along the stream
  • Comments / notes : Syzygium palodense is named after its type locality Palode, Kerala. It grows as a riparian element along the stream
  • Key identification features : The slightly winged branchlets, subopposite or alternate leaves with obliquely cuneate bases, thick and robust petioles, creamy-white flowers with campanulate calices and subglobose to obovoid fruits.
  • Flower, Fruit : April-July
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Literature : Shareef, S. M., E.S.Santhosh Kumar & T.Shaju (2012). A new species of Syzygium (Myrtaceae) from the southern Western Ghats of Kerala, India. Phytotaxa 71: 28.
  • 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 palodense. Downloaded on 16 July 2020.

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