Syzygium stocksii (Duthie) Gamble

 
  • 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 stocksii (Duthie) Gamble
  • Vernacular name : Vallamanchi (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare; along forest streams and swamps; elevation 40-80 m.
  • Key identification features : A large lofty tree with small flowers in branched axillary cymes. Branchlets acutely quadrangular. Leaves membranous.
  • Flower, Fruit : March-June
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : Wayanad district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • Conservation Status : Data Deficient (DD)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI; Navendu Page (2017). Endemic woody plants of the Western Ghats
  • 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 stocksii. Downloaded on 13 July 2020.

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