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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central Himalaya to W. & S. Malesia.

Native to:

Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, East Himalaya, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

Syzygium formosum (Wall.) Mason appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2016 Elmer, A.D.E. [21280], Borneo K000258626 isotype
Jan 1, 2016 Beccari, O. [709], Sumatera K000800079
Dr King's collector [3401], Peninsular Malaysia K000786829
Ridley, H.N. [9520], Singapore K000786830
Scortechini, B. [s.n.], Peninsular Malaysia K000786827
Dr King's collector [5389], Peninsular Malaysia K000786826
Wallich, N. [3609], Myanmar K000821425
Wray, L. [3587], Peninsular Malaysia K000786828
Dr King's collector [5596], Peninsular Malaysia K000786848
Saw, L.G. [FRI 37728], Malaya K000565328
Dr King's collector [5595], Peninsular Malaysia K000786847 Unknown type material
Nov 15, 2013 Imin, K., Ummul Nazrah, A.R., [74656], Malaysia Syzygium pseudoformosum K000812310
Apr 4, 2005 Amin Sigun [127278], Sabah Syzygium pseudoformosum K000261305
Jul 29, 2004 Amin Sigun [126458], Sabah Syzygium pseudoformosum K000171179
Forman, L.L. [1178], Brunei Syzygium pseudoformosum 60242.000
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3607] Eugenia ternifolia K001119805
s.coll. [s.n.], Sumatera Syzygium lancifolium K000800165
s.coll. [s.n.], Sumatera Syzygium lancifolium K000800164
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3609], Myanmar Eugenia formosa K001119807

First published in Fl. Burma.: 554 (1851)

Accepted by

  • Byng, J.W., Wilson, P.G. & Snow, N. (2015). Typifications and nomenlcatural notes on Indian Myrtaceae Phytotaxa 217(2): 101-116.
  • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B.K., Landrum, L.L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. & al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Soh, W.K. & Parnell, J. (2015). A revision of Syzygium Gaertn. (Myrtaceae) in Indochina (Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam) Adansonia, sér. 3, 37: 179-275.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Soepadmo, E., swa, L.G., Chung, R.C.K. & Kiew, R. (eds.) (2011). Tree Flora of Sabah and Sarawak 7: 1-450. Sabah forestry department. Forest research institute and Sarawak forestry department, Malaysia.
  • Soh, W.K. & Parnell, J. (2015). A revision of Syzygium Gaertn. (Myrtaceae) in Indochina (Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam) Adansonia, sér. 3, 37: 179-275.
  • Wiriadinata, H., Girmansyah, D., Hunter, J.M., Hoover, W.S. & Kartawinata, K. (2013). Floristic study of West Sumbawa, Indonesia Reinwardtia 13: 391-404.

Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0