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Useful Tropical Plants

Syzygium scortechinii

(King) Chantar. & J.Parn.

Myrtaceae

+ Synonyms

Eugenia heteroclada Merr.

Eugenia kingii Merr.

Eugenia scortechinii King

Syzygium heterocladum (Merr.) Merr. & L.M.Perry

Syzygium kingii (Merr.) Merr. & L.M.Perry

Common Name:

Syzygium scortechinii
Leaves
Photograph by: loupok
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General Information

Syzygium scortechinii is an evergreen tree that can grow up to 10 metres tall[
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The tree is harvested from the wild for local use as a food.

Known Hazards

None known

Botanical References


Range

Southeast Asia - Thailand, Malaysia.

Habitat

Swampy forests[
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Properties

Edibility Rating *  *
HabitEvergreen Tree
Height8.00 m
PollinatorsInsects
Cultivation StatusWild

Cultivation Details

Not known

Edible Uses

Fruit - raw[
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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.
].

Medicinal

None known

Other Uses

None known

Propagation

Seed -
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