Share web
 
 
 
Home Kerala Plants - DVD Search Kerala Plants Exotic Plants Garden Plants Trees Shrubs Climbers Medicinal Plants
 
KERALA PLANTS
Search Kerala Plants
Exotic Plants
Garden Plants
Trees
Herbs
Shrubs
Climbers
Medicinal Plants
GENERAL
Introduction
Location
Geology & Soil
Climate
Phytogeography
Vegetation
 
KERALA PLANTS - DVD
5094 plants; 880 exotics; 100 more multiple keys for finding plants; 20,000 more plant images; 6,800 local/trade/common names and more...>>>
   
 
  Syzygium densiflorum
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Syzygium densiflorum Wall. ex Wight & Arn., Prodr. 329. 1834; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 199. 1990; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 37. 1996; Swarup. et al., Shola For. Kerala 61. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 137. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Chinnar WLS 129. 1999; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 261. 2002; Anil Kumar et al., Fl. Pathanamthitta 216. 2005; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 359. 2009. Syzygium arnottianum (Wight) Walp., Rep. 2:180.1843. nom. superfl.; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 475(338). 1919; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 187. 1994; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 134. 1995; Pradeep, Fl. Vellarimala 59. 2000; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 357. 2009. Eugenia arnottiana Wight, Ill. Ind. Bot. 2: 17. 1841; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 483. 1878. Eugenia benthamiana Wight ex Duthie in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 484. 1878. Eugenia arnottiana (Walp.) Wight var. benthamiana Wight ex Duthie in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 484. 1878. Syzygium benthamianum (Wight ex Duthie) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 478(338). 1919; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 199. 1990; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 137. 1998; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 257. 2002.
  Malayalam Name(s): Ayuri, Karayambuvu, Kuruthamaram, Kuruthal, Kurunjaval, Njaval, Pillanjaval
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s):
  Description: Evergreen trees, to 20 m high; bark surface blackish-grey, rough; branchlets terete. Leaves simple, opposite, 3.5-9 x 1.8-3.7 cm, elliptic, elliptic-lanceolate or elliptic-oblong, apex acuminate or caudate acuminate, base attenuate or acute, margin entire, glabrous, glandular punctate, coriaceous, olive-green when dry; petiole 3-20 mm long, slender, grooved above, glabrous; lateral nerves many, parallel, close, prominent, looped at the margin forming intramarginal nerve, intercostae reticulate, prominent. Flowers bisexual, creamy, 10-12 mm long, sessile, in dense clusters forming compact, terminal trichotomous cymes. Calyx tube to 5 mm, turbinate; lobes 4; no thick disc. Petals free, deciduous. Stamens many free, bent inwards at the middle in bud. Ovary inferior, 2-celled, ovules many; style 1; stigma simple. Fruit a berry, oblong-ovoid, dark purple, fleshy.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: April-June
  District(s): Thiruvananthapuram, Idukki, Pathanamthitta, Palakkad, Kozhikkode, Kollam, Wayanad, Kannur
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen and shola forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): Creamy
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: No
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Vulnerable (VU)
  Altitude: 800-1880
  Localities: Vellimala, Arjunankotta, Chokkampetti, Olikkudy, Kathiramudi, Valiyaparathode, Chemungi, Sabari hills, Minnampara forest, Vellarimala, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
Kerala News Online
 
 
 
 
 
Website Hit Counters