African Plant Database


Syzygium owariense (P. Beauv.) Benth.
Family : MYRTACEAE
Protologue : Niger Fl. 359 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Syzygium
Basionym : Eugenia owariensis P. Beauv.
 
 
Status
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Eugenia owariensis P. Beauv. (1810)
 Jambosa owariensis (P. Beauv.) DC. (1828)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Syzygium guineense var. palustre Aubrév.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Evergreen tree 20-30 m tall, bole sometimes fluted or with stilt roots.
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Ecology : Freshwater swamp forest by creeks and rivers near the coast; fringing forest in swampy places; particularly characteristic of swamp forest; it often occurs in almost pure stands (Fl. Zambes. area); to 1300 m alt. Gabon?

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • LEBRUN, J. P. & A. L. STORK (1991). Enumération des plantes à fleurs d’Afrique tropicale. Généralités et Anonaceae à Pandanaceae. Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 1: 148
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under Flore d'Afrique Centrale
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
 
Map
carte afrique num 16432
 
Record n°16432
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