Syzygium rubicundum Wight & Arn.

 
  • 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 rubicundum Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Key identification features : Medium sized tree with rough branches. Bark thin. Pale brown. Leaves narrow, gland dotted, prominent on lower side. Fruit small and globose.
  • Flower, Fruit : December-April
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Hassan district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Idukki district, Pathanamthitta district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Peninsular India
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka
  • Conservation Status : Vulnerable (VU)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; 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 rubicundum. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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