Syzygium aqueum

Soh, Wuu-Kuang & Parnell, John, 2015, A revision of Syzygium Gaertn. (Myrtaceae) in Indochina (Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam), Adansonia 37 (2), pp. 179-275 : 195-196

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https://doi.org/ 10.5252/a2015n2a1

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scientific name

Syzygium aqueum
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5. Syzygium aqueum (Burm. f.) Alston

Annals of the Royal Botanic Gardens (Peradeniya) 11: 204 (1929);

M.F.Newman et al., A Checklist of the Vascular Plants of Lao PDR: 244 (2007). — [ Jambosa aquea Rumph., Herbarium Amboinense 1: 126, t. 38, fig. 2, 1741, nom. inval.]. — Eugenia aquea Burm. f., Flora Indica : 114 (1768). — Jambosa ? aquea (Burm. f.) DC., Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis 3: 288 (1828). — Malidra aquea (Burm. f.) Raf., Sylva Telluriana: 107 (1838). — Cerocarpus aqueus (Burm. f.) Hassk., Flora 25, suppl.: 36 (1842). — Type: Icon in Rumphius, Herbarium Amboinense 1: 126, t. 38, fig. 2 (1741); Indonesia, Ambon, Robinson Pl. Rumph. Amboin. 192 (epi-, L!, here designated, suggested by Merrill (1917); isoepi-, A n.v., BM n.v., BO n.v., K n.v., L!, N.Y n.v, US n.v.).

Eugenia javanica Lam., Encyclopédie Méthodique (Botanique) 3: 200 (1789). — Jambosa javanica (Lam.) K. Schum. & Lauterb., Die Flora der Deutschen Schutzgebiete in der Südsee: 470 (1900). — Myrtus javanica (Lam.) Spreng., Systema Vegetabilium 2: 484 (1825). — Syzygium javanicum (Lam.) Miq. ex Masam., Enumeratio Phanerogamarum Bornearum: 530 (1942), non (Lam.) Miq. (1855). — Type: Indonesia, Java, Commerson s.n. (holo-, P-LA![P00297990]).

Eugenia obversa Miq., Analecta Botanica Indica 1: 18 (1850). — Syzygium obversum (Miq.) Masam., Enumeratio Phanerogamarum Bornearum : 535 (1942). — Type: Indonesia, Borneo , Korthals s.n. (holo-, L![L0329634])

Jambosa madagascariensis Blume , Museum Botanicum Lugduno-Batavum 1: 103 (1850). — Type: Madagascar, Chapelier s.n. (holo-, L![sheet no. 898.203-25]; iso-, P n.v.).

ADDITIONAL MATERIAL EXAMINED. — Cambodia. Phnom Penh ,. VI.1909, d’Alleizette s.n. (L) .

Vietnam. Hanoi City : 25.V.1886, Balansa 2866 (P) .

DISTRIBUTION. — Widely cultivated in the tropics, including Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Possibly native to Malesia.

ECOLOGY OR HABITAT. — Cultivated at lowland.

CONSERVATION STATUS. — IUCN Global Status: Least Concern ( LC); IUCN Regional (Indochina) Status: Least Concern ( LC).

VERNACULAR NAME. — Water apple (general).

USES. — The fruit is edible.

DESCRIPTION

Tree to 5 m tall. Bark smooth, pale brownish. Glabrous.

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

Myrtales

Family

Myrtaceae

Genus

Syzygium

Loc

Syzygium aqueum

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

Eugenia javanica

Masam. 1942: 530
K. Schum. & Lauterb. 1900: 470
Spreng. 1825: 484
Lam. 1789: 200
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