Syzygium calophyllifolium (Wight) Walp., Repert. Bot. Syst. 2: 180 1843. (Syn: Eugenia calophyllifolia Wight);
 
Malayalam: Neerodam
 
Western_Ghats and Sri Lanka; in the Western_Ghats- Agasthyamalai hills, Nilgiri and Palakkad hills as per Biotik;

Please help me to identify this short tree found in the montane forests of Nilgiris. This tree is more dominant in the upper Nilgiris (Shola forests). Is this a Syzygium sp.?

Tree: 2.5 metres high
Leaf: 4 x 2.5 cm
Flower: 1 cm across
Date: 25 Oct 2012
Place: Western Catchment, Nilgiris, TN
Alt.: 2300 m asl


If it is Syzygium, then as far as I can understand, it is Syzygium revolutum subsp. cyclophyllum (Alston) P.S.Ashton


Syzygium calophyllifolium Walp.


Many thanks …, This tree is Syzygium calophyllifolium Walp. for sure.

Syzygium Calophyllifolium Walp. an high altitude tree found from Doddabetta peak of Nilgiri Hills, tamilnadu


 

  
 
References:
http://www.biotik.org/india/species/s/syzycalo/syzycalo_en.html (Author citation different from the Plant List)

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