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  Syzygium myhendrae
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Syzygium myhendrae (Bedd. ex Brandis) Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 478(338). 1919; Gopalan & Henry, Endemic Pl. Agasthiyamala 398. 2000; Sasidh. et al., Journ. Econ. Tax. Bot. 26: 609. 2002. Eugenia myhendrae Bedd. ex Brandis, Indian Trees 325. 1906.
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  Description: Trees, to 12 m high, bark greyish; blaze pink; branchlets tetragonous. Leaves simple, opposite, estipulate; petiole 2-5 mm long, slender, glabrous; lamina 3-7 x 2-2.5 cm, oblanceolate or obovate, base cuneate, apex obtusely acuminate, tip of acumen obtuse, margin entire, glabrous, coriaceous; lateral nerves many, slender, close, parallel, obscure, looped at the margin forming intramarginal nerves; intercostae reticulate, obscure. Flowers bisexual, small, white, sessile in terminal corymbose cymes of umbellules, branches of inflorescence quadrangular; calyx tube 3 mm, turbinate; lobes 4, round, petals 4, cauducous; stamens many, regularly folded at middle in bud, to 5 mm long; ovary inferior, 2-celled, ovules many; style filiform, shorter than the stamens; stigma simple, acute. Fruit sessile, 7-8 mm across, globose, pink-purple, crowned by persistent calyx limb.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-June
  District(s): Idukki
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: Southern Western Ghats
  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: Southern Western Ghats
  IUCN status: Endangered (EN)
  Altitude: 900-1800
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