Syzygium salicifolium (Wight) J.Graham

 
  • Family : MYRTACEAE
    (Myrtle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JAMUN FAMILY (जामुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : MYRTACEAE
  • Synonym(s) : Syzygium heyneanum (Duthie) Wall. ex Gambl
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Syzygium salicifolium (Wight) J.Graham
  • Vernacular name : Vellamanchi (Malayalam); Parnera (Hindi); Simpi neerale (Kannada); Chinna neredu (Telugu); Pan-jambhal (Marathi)
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests; also along rivers and streams in deciduous forest
  • Key identification features : Flowers white, in small heads, in trichotomous cymes on old stems or in axils of fallen leaves. Calyx obscurely lobed; petals orbicular, calyptrate.
  • Flower, Fruit : February-August
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Kasaragod district, Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Idukki district, Thiruvananthapuram district
    • Maharashtra : Akola district, Chandrapur district, Dhule district, Nanded district, Nashik district, Pune district, Ratnagiri district, Satara district, Sindhudurg district, Thane district
  • Endemism : India
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; N.P. Singh, P. Lakshminarasimhan, S. Karthikeyan & P. V. Prasanna (2001). Flora of Maharashtra state, Dicotyledones. Vol. 2. pp.11. Botanical survey of India, Govt. Of India
  • 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 salicifolium. Downloaded on 12 July 2020.

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