Syzygium jambos or S. samarangense
Eugenia javanica

Syzygium  malaccensis, S. samarangense, Syzygium spp. and other information on the confusion amongst the wax apples

Alternate possible identifications:
  Eugenia jambos
  Eugenia javanica

FAMILY: Myrtaceae


VEGETATIVE CHARISTERISTICS: A small tree that can usually grow to about 25 feet (8 meters) in height.

Habit: Tree. usually grown within a partially shady area with a low capony.

Leaf shape: Oblanculae in shape with acute base and accuminate tip.

Floral Discription(if any): White or pink in color. Small rotate with enlarged sepal and reduced petel with cyme inflorecence. Several filiments grow far above the stigmas.

Fruit Discription: Bell shaped fruit that is fleshy, with single flower with many carpals with aggarate fruit.

LOCATION: Kolonia, Pohnpei

DATE: December 5, 1998


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