Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston

Tree up to 10 m, hairless; leaves lanceolate or oblong-lanceolate, slightly coriaceous, 10-25 cm long, 3-5 cm wide, acuminate at apex, base elongated, lateral veins prominent on underside, small glandular spots, visible on underside, margin slightly recurved; petiole 5-9 mm; flowers few, large, in terminal corymbs; tube of calyx turbinate, 1 cm; lobes wide, rounded; petals glandular, 1-1.5 cm; stamens 3-4 cm, white; fruit 2-4 cm, with one seed.

Common names: manzana rosa, pomarrosa.

Syzygium jambos, living leaves (left), dead leaf (right)
Syzygium jambos, flowers
Syzygium jambos, flowers
Syzygium jambos, buds and leaves
Syzygium jambos, bark

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