African Plant Database

Syzygium owariense (P. Beauv.) Benth.
Protologue : Niger Fl. 359 (1849) 
Information on the genus : Syzygium
Basionym : Eugenia owariensis P. Beauv.
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
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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carte afrique num 16432
Record n°16432
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