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  Syzygium makul
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Syzygium makul Gaertn., Fruct. 1: 166.1778; Manilal et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 5: 419. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 106. 1988; Suresh in Manoharan et al., Silent Valley-Whispers Reason 176. 1999. Eugenia sylvestris Moon ex Wight, Ic. t. 532. 1843; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 493. 1879.
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  Description: Small trees, bark smooth, pale-brown first, becoming thinly flaked and dipped, pale orange-brown; branches terete, glabrous, pale cream-brown; young leaves bright crimson. Leaves simple, opposite, estipulate; petiole 8-15 mm, long, stout; lamina 9-17 x 4.5-7 cm, narrowly obovate or elliptic or elliptic-obovate, base cuneate, apex acuminate, acumen twisted, margin subrevolute, chocolate-brown beneath on drying, coriaceous; lateral nerves many, slender, parallel, looped near the margin forming intramarginal nerve, prominent, intercostae reticulate, prominent. Flowers bisexual, white, in dense terminal or subterminal axillary cymes; calyx upto 3 x 2 mm, campanulate, obscurely 4-5 segmented; petals 4-5, upto 4 mm long, concave, fugacious; stamens numerous, upto 4 mm long; ovary inferior, 2-celled, ovules many. Fruit a berry, 1 x 0.8 cm, purplish, subglobose, with a terminal unlobed crown.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-July
  District(s): Palakkad
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evegreen 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
  Endemic to:
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  Localities: Damsite
   
 
   
 
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