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  Syzygium neesianum
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
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  Description: Large trees, to 25 m tall, bark pale brown, shallowly flaking; branches pendulous; twigs rather slender, at first quadrangular, becoming terete, smooth, pale brown. Leaves opposite, 5.5-10 x 1.8-5 cm, elliptic, frequently subplicate, chartaceous or thinly coriaceous base obtuse or subcordate, apex caudate-acuminate, margin shallowly subrevolute, undulate; lateral nerves many, with short intermediates, prominently reticulate beneath, more obscurely so above; intramarginal nerve obscurely 2-tiered, the inner c. 1-2 mm within margin, rather straight; midrib slender but prominent beneath; petiole 1-3 mm long, slender. Cymes to 8 cm long, termninal or axillary, lax, spreading; flowers white. Calyx 4 x 3 mm, globet-shaped, lobes 4 or 5, obscure, obtuse. Petals 3 x 2 mm, elliptic, concave. Stamens many, 4 mm long. Fruit -1 cm across, globose, woody, with prominent 3 mm diameter unlobed calyx limb.
  Habit: Tree
  Flowering & Fruiting: January-June
  District(s): Palakkad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  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
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: -1300
  Localities: South Walakkad, Vellarimala
   
 
   
 
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