Syzygium wightianum Wallich ex Wight & Arn.

  • Family : MYRTACEAE
    (Myrtle Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : JAMUN FAMILY (जामुन फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : MYRTACEAE
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Syzygium lanceolatum (Lam.) Wight & Arn.
  • Habit : Tree
  • Habitat : Moist deciduous to evergreen forests from coast to 1200 m.
  • Key identification features : A moderate sized tree with white flowers and scarlet fruit. Leaves membranous. Fruits scarlet and elliptic tapering into a slender base.
  • Flower, Fruit : January-May
  • Collection Nos : KFP 993, HFP 1312
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Chikkamagaluru district, Dakshina Kannada district, Davanagare district, Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district, Shivamogga district, Udupi district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Peninsular India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha, C. J. 1996. Flora of Karnataka vol. 2
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. wightianum. Downloaded on 19 October 2021.

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