Syzygium formosum (Wall.) Masam., Enum. Phan. Born. 528 1942. (syn: Eugenia formosa Wall.; Eugenia lancifolia Miq.; Eugenia lilacina Merr.; Eugenia nemoricola Ridl.; Eugenia perakensis King; Eugenia pseudoformosa King; Eugenia ternifolia Roxb.; Jambosa formosa (Wall.) G.Don; Jambosa insignis Blume; Jambosa lancifolia Miq.; Jambosa mappacea Korth.; Jambosa tenuifolia Sweet; Jambosa ternifolia (Roxb.) Walp.; Syzygium insigne (Blume) Merr. & L.M.Perry; Syzygium lancifolium (Miq.) Merr. & L.M.Perry; Syzygium lilacinum (Merr.) Merr. & L.M.Perry; Syzygium mappaceum (Korth.) Merr. & L.M.Perry; Syzygium perakense (King) I.M.Turner; Syzygium pseudoformosum (King) Merr. & L.M.Perry) as per POWO;
C. Himalaya to W. & S. Malesia: Assam, Bangladesh, Borneo, Cambodia, East Himalaya, Jawa, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam as per POWO;


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Any idea about this tree?
This is a medium-sized tree, found in Lowland of Nepal at 100 m asl.
Leaves are think. Sorry for the poor and incomplete photos.

Any other images ?

Syzygium diospyrifolium (Wall. ex Duthie) S.N.Mitra ??

Thank you! I think the leaves do not match. The species you suggested has not been reported yet from Nepal. Lets dig it out!

Yes it is not reported but found in Bangladesh and Assam. So I just suggested that there could be possibility. By the way flowering bud  images indicates towards Syzygium sp. Please check also.

Could not find information’s about Syzygium wallichii (Wight) Walp !

Leaf position may be helpful! See three leaves!
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I tried comparative images at Syzygium, but could not find a match, with these images

Based on leaf arrangement I guess it could be Syzygium samarangense. Hope I will get phots of fruits soon.
The following is not a proper taxonomic site but leaf character match with the image. 

Please have a look !

Was it cultivated ?
I do not think it is Syzygium samarangense as per images and details herein.

It looks close to Syzygium formosum (Wall.) Mason and POWO/CoL mention distribution in Nepal.
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Thank you …, here is one more clear photo of leaves. Hope it will help. … I will check flora of Bhutan as well.

It looks close to Syzygium formosum (Wall.) Mason and POWO/CoL mention distribution in Nepal.
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According to the Flora of Bhutan it looks very close!

Thanks for pointing it out.
After looking into Flora of Bhutan, I agree with you. The species S. formosum has been reported from eastern Nepal.
Lets close this case by confirming it as S. formosum

Thanks, … for the id.
Yes, Syzygium formosum is possible as per GBIF, Specimen, Plant illustrations, Useful Tropical Plants, Facebook and POWO


Syzygium formosum (Wall.) Masam.: 4 very high res. images.

Location: Jalthal, Jhapa, East Nepal
Date: 01 January 2023
Elevation: 97 m.
Habitat: Wild
Nepali Names : अम्बके Ambake / ठूलो जामुन Thoolo Jamun / फलामे  Phalaame


POWO  WCSP  Catalogue of Life  The Plant List Ver.1.1  GBIF, Specimen, Plant illustrations, Useful Tropical Plants, Facebook  India Biodiversity Portal  IBIS Flora

A revision of Syzygium Gaertn. (Myrtaceae) in Indochina (Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam) (pdf) Wuu-Kuang SOH John PARNELL ADANSONIA, sér. 3 • 2015 • 37 (2) (175 pages)

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