Syzygium antisepticum

Syzygium antisepticum (Blume) Merr. & L.M.Perry

Recent Synonyms: Syzygium gratum (Wight) S.N. Mitra

Status: Exotic; Cultivated

Growth Form or Habit: Tree.

Bark: Surface copper-red and flaky.


Duxton Plain Park; Cultivated; 2011.

Leaves: Simple; Opposite; Variable in shape and size; Ovate to lanceolate or narrowly elliptical; Midrib impressed on the upper surface;10-15 pairs of secondary veins.


Duxton Plain Park; Cultivated; 2011.

Flower: White, with 5 petals.

Fruit: White; globose when immature.

Habitat: Altitude from sea level to1400m. Dry evergreen and mixed deciduous forest, open savannah and edges of mangrove.

Distribution: Sumatra, Java and Borneo.


Chantaranothai, P & J. Parnell, 1994. A revision of Acmena, Cleistocalyx, Eugenia s.s and Syzygium (Myrtaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bulletin, 21: 1-123

ASEAN-Korea Environmental Cooperation Project (AKECOP), Syzygium antisepticum (Blume) Merr. & Perry. ASEAN Tropical Plant Database. (Accessed: 11 Sep 2011)

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