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  Eugenia codyensis
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Eugenia codyensis Munro ex Wight, Ill. Ind. Bot. 2: 13 1841. Eugenia cotinifolia ssp. codyensis (Munro ex Wight) P.S.Ashton, Revised Handb. Fl. Ceyl. 2: 412. 1981. Syzygium codyensis (Munro ex Wight) Chandrash., Biol. Membr. Abstr. 2: 57. 1977.
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  Description: Much branched small trees, bark rough silvery-grey; twigs terete, pale grey, rapidly becoming stout. Leaves simple, opposite, 3-6 x 2-5 cm, broadly elliptic to suborbicular, thickly coriaceous, concave, drying chocolate-brown beneath, apex retuse, obtuse, or subacute, base broadly cuneate, margin prominently revolute; nerves ca 8 pairs, very slender, ascending, hardly elevated on either surface; intramarginal nerve ca 1 mm within margin, ± obscure; tertiary nerves obscure; midrib stoutly prominent beneath; petiole 5-10 mm long, stout. Flowers white to pale yellow, solitary, axillary; pedicels 3.5 cm long, very slender. Calyx 8 mm diam., 7 mm long, shallowly cup-shaped, puberulent, with 4, 7 mm long and broad, prominent segments forming a 20 mm diam. ring. Petals 15 x 10 mm, elliptic-spathulate, obtuse, very large. Stamens ca 10 mm long. Fruit 2.5 cm diam., globose, ripening green flushed with crimson, with prominent ca 12 mm terminal rim bearing the persistent calyx segments.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-June
  District(s): Wayanad, Kannur
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  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: South India and Sri Lanka
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
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