Syzygium jambos

Soh, Wuu-Kuang & Parnell, John, 2015, A revision of Syzygium Gaertn. (Myrtaceae) in Indochina (Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam), Adansonia 37 (2), pp. 179-275 : 236-237

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scientific name

Syzygium jambos
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32. Syzygium jambos   (L.) Alston

In Trimen, A Revised Hand-Book to the Flora   of Ceylon 6 (suppl.): 115 (1931); P.H.Hô, An Illustrated Flora   of Vietnam (Câyco Viêtnam) 2: 44, fig. 3718 (1992); M.C.Le & T.H.Le, Forest Plants (Thực vật rừng): 312 (2000); P.Dy Phon, Plant Use in Cambodia: 378 (2000); K.D.Nguyen, ( Myrtaceae   ) Checklist of Plant Species of Vietnam 2: 905 (2003); D.D.Soejarto et al., Seed Plants of Cuc Phuong National Park: 430 (2004) [incl. S. zimmermannii   ]; V.S.Hoang, N.Khamseng & P.J.A. Kessler, Blumea   49: 315 (2004). — Eugenia jambos   L., Species plantarum 1: 470 (1753); Lour. Flora   Cochinchinensis 307. 1790; Gagnep. in Lecomte, Flore générale de l’Indochine 2: 834 (1920) [excl. var. sylvatica Gagnep.   ]; M.F.Newman et al., A Checklist of theVascular Plants of Lao PDR: 245 (2007). — Myrtus jambos   (L.) Kunth, Nova Genera et Species Plantarum 6: 144 (1823). — Jambosa vulgaris DC.   , Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis   3: 286 (1828). — Eugenia vulgaris (DC.) Baill., Hist. Pl.   6: 345 (1876). — Jambosa jambos   (L.) Millsp., Publications of the Field Columbian Museum, Botanical Series 2: 80 (1900). — Plinia jambos   (L.) M.Gómez, Flora   Habanera: 292 (1914). — Type: Sri Lanka, Herb. Hermann 2: 220, no. 188 (lecto-, BM![BM000621575 & BM000621576], designated by Fawcett & Rendle [1926: 352]). Eugenia malaccensis Lour.   Flora   Cochinchinensis 1: 306. 1790, nom.

illeg. non L. (1753). Type: not seen. (fide Merrill [1935: 285]) Eugenia malaccensis Blanco   , Flora   de Filipinas, ed. 1: 415 (1837);

ibid., ed. 2: 290 (1845); ibid., ed. 3: 173 (1878); Merr., Species

Blancoanae: 290 (1918), nom. illeg. non L. (1753). — Type: Phil-

ippines, Luzon , Antipolo, 24.I.1915, Sp. Blancoan. 0809 (neo-,  

US! here designated). Jambosa palembanica Blume   , Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavum

1: 93 (1850). — Type: Sumatra, Palembang, Blume s.n. (L n.v.)   .

(fide Miquel [1855: 425]).

Eugenia monantha Merr.   , Journal of the Straits Branch Royal Asiatic

Society 79: 22 (1918). — Syzygium monanthum (Merr.) Merr. &  

L.M.Perry, Memoirs of the American Academy of Arts and Sci-

ences 18: 163 (1939). — Syzygium merrillii Masam., Enumeratio  

Phanerogamarum Bornearum: 534 (1942), nom. superfl. — Type:

Malaysia, Borneo, Sarawak, Rejang, Belaga, Haviland 2146 (holo-,

K!; iso-, A![frag.], NY![frag.]), syn. nov. Syzygium jambos var. linearilimbum Hung T.Chang & R.H.Miao   ,

Acta Botanica Yunnanica 4: 17 (1982)   . — Type: China, Yun-

nan, Zhiat Z.H. 1146 (holo-, KUN n.v.). (fide Chen & Craven

[2007: 344]). ADDITIONAL MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Laos. Cahn Trap?, Spire 1025 (P). Vietnam. Cao Bang: Apr-May, Pierre s.n. (P). — Hanoi City: Demange s.n. (P). — Ninh Binh: Nho Quan, Cuc Phuong National Park, CPNP 4001 (P), CPNP 4000 (CPNP), CPNP 3994 (CPNP), CPNP 3990 (CPNP), CPNP 3988 (CPNP). — Phu Tho: Chan Moung forest reserve, 21.IV.1914, Chevalier 30092 (P). — Quang Ninh: Tien Yen, I.1937, W.T.Tsang 27482 (E, K); Dam Ha, Sai Vong Mo Leng, V-VII.1940, W.T.Tsang 29926 (A, E, K). — between Sontay and Thu Phap: Baa Tai valley, 12.IV.1888, Balansa 2861 (P). — Thanh Hoa: Cho Bo, Black river, 1887, Balansa 2862 (K, P); Nhu Xuan, Xuan Quy, 24.IV.1996, N.T.Ninh & Dumontet VN 95 (HN). — Tonkin: Bon 4607 (P). sin. loc. V.1887. — Pierre 1962 (P). DISTRIBUTION. — Widespread from India to Borneo. In Indochina found in Laos and Vietnam ( Fig. 28 View FIG ). Possibly it occurs in Cambodia but has not yet been collected. ECOLOGY OR HABITAT. — In forest or planted in villages. CONSERVATION STATUS. — IUCN Global Status: Least Concern (LC); IUCN Regional (Indochina) Status: Least Concern (LC). PHENOLOGY. — Flowering: January, April. Fruiting: May. VERNACULAR NAMES. — Cambodia: Chumpu. Vietnam: Bodao, Cay doi (Phu Tho), Gioi, Ly, Roi. USES. — The fruit is edible. The tree is planted on roadsides. The liquid of the boiled leaves is used to treat fever and the pulverised leaves are rubbed on the body to treat small pox ( Verheij & Coronel 1992; Dy Phon 2000).

DESCRIPTION

Tree to 6 m. Glabrous.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Myrtales

Family

Myrtaceae

Genus

Syzygium

Loc

Syzygium jambos

Soh, Wuu-Kuang & Parnell, John 2015
2015
Loc

Blumea

V. S. Hoang, N. Khamseng & P. J. A. Kessler 2004: 315
2004
Loc

Flora

P. H. Ho 1992: 44
1992
Loc

Flora

M. Gomez 1914: 292
1914
Loc

Eugenia vulgaris (DC.)

Baill. 1876: 345
1876
Loc

Prodromus

Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 1828: 286
1828
Loc

Flora

1790: 306
1790