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  Syzygium calophyllifolium
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Syzygium calophyllifolium Walp., Rep. 2: 180. 1843; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 480(339). 1919; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 104. 1988; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 261. 1997; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 59. 2000; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 260. 2002. Eugenia calophyllifolia (Walp.) Wight, Ic. t. 1000. 1845; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 494. 1878.
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  Description: Evergreen trees, to 20 m high; bark thick, brown, rough; blaze pink; branchlets terete. Leaves simple, opposite, estipulate; petiole 2-3 mm, stout, glabrous; lamina 2-5 x 1.5-3 cm, obovate or suborbicular, base obtuse, or round, obtusely acute or slightly emarginate, margin entire, glabrous, pellucid dotted, coriaceous; lateral nerves many, parallel, slender, very close, prominent, looped at the margin forming intramarginal nerve, intercostae reticulate, slender but prominent. Flowers bisexual, white, in dense terminal corymbs; peduncle 4 angled, articulated at ramifications; calyx tube 3 mm long, ovoid; lobes 4, minute; petals 4, calyptrate; stamens many, bent inwards at the middle in bud; ovary inferior, 2-celled; ovules many; style 5-6 mm long. Fruit a berry, 10-12 mm long, oblong or obovoid, dark purple.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: February-May
  District(s): Kozhikkode, Malappuram, Thiruvananthapuram, Palakkad, Wayanad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Western Ghats 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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1600
  Localities: Sispara, Karuvarakundu, Vavalamala, Agasthymala peak
   
 
   
 
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