Syzygium

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Contains 2 accepted taxa overall.

Family:MYRTACEAE
Common Name:SYZYGIUM
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order MYRTALES
FamilyMYRTACEAE
Genus Syzygium

Citation

Citation SYZYGIUM P. Browne ex Gaertner, Fruct. Sem. Pl. 1: 166, t. 33. 1788, nom. cons. vs. Caryophyllus Linnaeus 1753, et vs. Suzygium P. Browne 1756, et vs. Jambosa Adanson 1763.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Syzygium caryophyllaeum Gaertner, typ. cons.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Syzygium cumini JAVA PLUM
Syzygium jambos MALABAR PLUM; ROSE APPLE

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Caryophyllus Caryophyllus Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 515. 1753, nom. rej. vs. Syzygium Gaertner 1788. TYPE: Caryophyllus aromaticus Linnaeus
Cerocarpus Cerocarpus Hasskarl, Flora 25(2, Beibl.): 36. 1842. TYPE: Cerocarpus aqueus (Burman f.) Hasskarl (Eugenia aquea Burman f.) = Malidra Rafinesque 1838.
Chloromyrtus Chloromyrtus Pierre, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Paris 2: 71. 1898. TYPE: Chloromyrtus klaineana Pierre
Clavimyrtus Clavimyrtus Blume, Mus. Bot. 1: 113, t. 49. 1850 ("1849"). TYPE: Clavimyrtus glabrata Blume (Myrtus glabrata Blume 1826-1827, non Swartz 1788) Lectotypified by Merrill & Perry, Mem. Amer. Acad. Arts 18(3): 141. 1939.
Gelpkea Gelpkea Blume, Mus. Bot. 1: 88, t. 55. 1850 ("1849"). TYPE: Non designatus.
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