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Useful Tropical Plants

Syzygium rumphii

(Merr.) Govaerts

Myrtaceae

+ Synonyms

Eugenia rumphii Merr.

Common Name:

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General Information

Syzygium rumphii is an evergreen shrub or small tree that can grow up to 16 metres tall[
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The plant is sometimes harvested from the wild for local use as a source of tannins and wood.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Indonesia (Moluccas)

Habitat

Not known

Properties

Other Uses Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height10.00 m
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

The bark is a source of tannins[
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Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
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Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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The wood is occasionally used[
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Title
Plant Resources of Southeast Asia
Publication
 
Author
 
Website
http://proseanet.org/
Publisher
 
Year
0
ISBN
 
Description
Lots of information on the uses of the plants of SE Asia.
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Propagation

Seed -
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