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  Syzygium munronii
 
  Family: MYRTACEAE
  Citation:  Syzygium munronii (Wight) Chandrab., Biol. Mem. 2:58. 1977; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 181. 1984; Manilal, Fl. Silent Valley 107. 1988; Ramach. & V.J. Nair, Fl. Cannanore Dist. 182. 1988; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 201. 1990; M. Mohanan & Henry, Fl. Thiruvanthapuram 190. 1994; Sasidh. et al., Bot. Stud. Med. Pl. Kerala 24,31. 1996; Sasidh. & Sivar., Fl. Pl. Thrissur For. 183. 1996; Sasidh., Fl. Shenduruny WLS 124. 1997; Sivar. & Mathew, Fl. Nilambur 266. 1997; Sasidh., Fl. Periyar Tiger Reserve 139. 1998; Sasidh., Fl. Parambikulam WLS 122. 2002; Mohanan & Sivad., Fl. Agasthyamala 263. 2002; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 362. 2009. Eugenia munronii Wight, Ic. t. 546. 1842; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 2: 472. 1878. Jambosa munronii (Wight) Walp., Rep. 2: 191. 1843; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 473(335). 1919.
  Malayalam Name(s): Malamchamba
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  Description: Large shrubs or small trees; branchlets quadrangular. Leaves simple, opposite, 22 x 7 cm, lanceolate, subsessile, glabrous; nerves and intramarginal veins prominent. Cymes 5-10 cm broad, terminal. Flowers few, 4 cm across; pedicels 1 cm long. Calyx 2.5 cm long, funnel-shaped; lobes 1 x 1 cm, orbicular. Petals orbicular,15 x15 mm, yellowish white; filaments 2.5 cm long, white. Berry 25 x 15 mm, ellipsoid, glabrous.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: December-May
  District(s): Palakkad, Kollam, Idukki, Malappuram, Kannur, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Wayanad, Kozhikkode
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Evergreen forests
  Distribution: 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: Western Ghats
  IUCN status:
  Altitude: 800-1500
  Localities: Sholayar, Kallar, Chokkampetti, Poonkavanam, Pooppara, Silent Valley R. F., Walakkad, Teerthundamala, Kallar, Karuvarakundu, Athirumala, Chemungi, Attayar, Bonaccord
   
 
   
 
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