Syzygium Gaertn.

First published in Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 166 (1788), nom. cons.
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropical & Subtropical Old World to Pacific.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Botswana, Burkina, Burundi, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Caprivi Strip, Caroline Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Christmas I., Comoros, Congo, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Jawa, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Maluku, Marianas, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Niue, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Philippines, Queensland, Rwanda, Réunion, Samoa, Santa Cruz Is., Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Solomon Is., Somalia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Togo, Tonga, Uganda, Vanuatu, Victoria, Vietnam, Wallis-Futuna Is., Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

Rodrigues

Introduced into:

Belize, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, California, Cayman Is., Chagos Archipelago, Colombia, Cook Is., Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Easter Is., El Salvador, Florida, Galápagos, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Madeira, Marquesas, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Pitcairn Is., Puerto Rico, Society Is., South Australia, St.Helena, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Fruct. 1: 166, t. 33 (1788).

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Fruct. 1: 166, t. 33 (1788).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. Thulin & G. Moggi [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Fruct. & Sem. 1: 166, t. 33 (1788), nom. conserv.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2004 Utteridge, T.M.A. [115], Indonesia 70101.000 No
Jan 1, 2004 Edwards, P.J. [4431], New Guinea 70466.000 No
Jan 1, 2004 Utteridge, T.M.A. [307], New Guinea 71243.000 No
Cheek [5310], Cameroon K000949082 No
Kanis, A. [1183], New Guinea 36244.000 No
Wheatley, J. [837], Vanuatu 59864.000 No
Frodin, D.G. [3355], New Guinea 60076.000 No
Morren [2981], New Guinea 63179.000 No
Morren [3016], New Guinea 63182.000 No
Leuchars, D. [23], Uganda 8602.000 No
Triono, T. [126], Indonesia 62382.000 No
Triono, T. [126], Indonesia 62384.000 No
Utteridge, T.M.A. [83], Indonesia 70108.000 No
Johns, R.J. [8825], New Guinea 62510.000 No
Johns, R.J. [8836], New Guinea 70190.000 No
Utteridge, T.M.A. [41], Indonesia 64455.000 No
Lucas, E.J. [17], Indonesia 72649.000 No
Lucas, E.J. [18], Indonesia 72466.000 No
Johns, R.J. [10694], Indonesia 73119.000 No
Maitland, T.D. [0s.n.31], Cameroon K000050102 Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    • Flora of West Tropical Africa
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China

    • The Malesian Key Group (2010) Interactive Key to Seed Plants of Malesia and Indo-China (Version 2.0, 28 Jul 2010) The Nationaal Herbarium Nederland Leiden and The Royal Botanic Gardens Kew
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0