Family:
Myrtaceae Juss.

Syzygium aqueum (Burm.f.) Alston

This species is accepted, and its native range is Malesia to N. Queensland.

[FTEA]

Myrtaceae, B. Verdcourt, B.Sc., Ph.D. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2001

Morphology General Habit
Tree upto 18(–23) m tall with short crooked ribbed bole and brown flaky bark.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves crimson when young, oblong to elliptic, 4.5–23 cm long, 1.5–11 cm wide, obtuse, retuse or shortly acuminate at the apex, cuneate, rounded or slightly subcordate at the base, coriaceous; petiole 1–5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers white, ± 10 in terminal and axillary cymes, subsessile.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Calyx-tube 1.5–3 cm long; lobes ovate, up to 6 mm wide.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Corolla
Petals pinkish white, oblong, up to 1.2 cm long, 8 mm wide, obtuse.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens pink, up to 1.5 cm long; anthers white.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruit red, globose, 2 cm diameter, crowned with prominently necked persistent calyx-ring.

Native to:

Borneo, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, New Guinea, Queensland, Sulawesi, Sumatera

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Bangladesh, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Laos, Marianas, Myanmar, Nicobar Is., Sri Lanka, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago, Vietnam

Syzygium aqueum (Burm.f.) Alston appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jun 1, 2005 Wing, J.A. [34987], Malaysia K001022510 Yes
Jan 1, 1977 Henderson, M.R. [s.n.], Sulawesi K001022512 Yes
35937.000 No
Carey, W. [s.n.], India K000793896 Yes
Hyland, B. [10801], Australia K001284539 Yes
Wiakabu, J. [LAE 70331], New Guinea K001296051 Yes
Turnau, E.A. [858] K001005382 Yes
Leach, G. [34201], New Guinea K001296034 Yes
Shah, M. [MS.1554] K001005381 Yes
Lorzing, J.A. [s.n.], Indonesia K001022436 Yes
Henderson, M.R. [20507], Malaysia K001022517 Yes
Othman, GJ. [S.57640] K001277449 Yes
Balgooy, V.M. [6900], Malaysia K001022511 Yes
Zollinger, H. [N2. 3808/3888], Indonesia K001022440 Yes
s.coll. [3613], India K000793894 Yes
Teryua, Z. [2340], Singapore K001005380 Yes
Gray, E. [3592], New Guinea K001296035 Yes
Wiakabu, J. [LAE 72365], New Guinea K001296840 Yes
Lee, A. [S.50614] K001277435 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.], Malaysia K000258857 Yes
Clarkson, J.R. [3860], Australia K001284538 Yes
s.coll. [471], New Guinea K001296055 Yes
Carey, W. [s.n.], India K000793895 Yes
Fosberg, F.R. [47435], Palau Eugenia javanica K001000507 Yes
Fosberg, F.R. [47435], Palau Eugenia javanica K001000510 Yes
Fosberg, F.R. [25784], Palau Eugenia javanica K001000509 Yes
Ridley, H.N. [8931], Singapore Eugenia javanica K001003335 Yes
Fosberg, F.R. [24571], Palau Eugenia javanica K001000506 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3613] Eugenia aquea K001119818 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3613] Eugenia aquea K001119817 Yes

First published in Ann. Roy. Bot. Gard. (Peradeniya) 11: 204 (1929)

Accepted by

  • (2019). https://www.mapress.com/j/pt/article/view/phytotaxa.427.2.2/38099 epublication.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • 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.
  • National Parks Board Singapore (2006). Vascular Plant Life Checklist Pulau Ubin www.nparks.gov.sg/nparks_cms/cms/cmsmgr/data/6/PlantChkList.xls.
  • 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

  • (2019). https://www.mapress.com/j/pt/article/view/phytotaxa.427.2.2/38099 epublication.
  • Baksh-Comeau, Y., Maharaj, S.S., Adams, C.D., Harris, S.A., Filer, D.L. & Hawthorne, W.D. (2016). An annotated checklist of the vascular plants of Trinidad and Tobago with analysis of vegetation types and botanical 'hotspots' Phytotaxa 250: 1-431.
  • Girmansyah, D. & al. (eds.) (2013). Flora of Bali an annotated checklist: 1-158. Herbarium Bogorensis, Indonesia.
  • Pandey, R.P. & Dilwakar, P.G. (2008). An integrated check-list flora of Andaman and Nicobar islands, India Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany 32: 403-500.
  • Soh, W.K. & Parnell, J. (2015). A revision of Syzygium Gaertn. (Myrtaceae) in Indochina (Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam) Adansonia, sér. 3, 37: 179-275.

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