Taxon: Syzygium polyanthum (Wight) Walp.

Genus: Syzygium
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Syzygieae
Nomen number: 312991
Place of publication: Repert. bot. syst. 2:180. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Nov-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 26-Mar-2007
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • Indian bayleaf  (Source: Pl Names) - English
  • Indonesian bayleaf  (Source: Pl Names) - English

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Indochina ; Myanmar ; Thailand
    • Malesia: Brunei ; Indonesia Kalimantan, Java, Sumatra; Malaysia


  • Coode, M. J. E. et al., eds. A checklist of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Brunei Darussalam. 1996 (L Brunei)
  • Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Turner, I. M. A catalogue of the vascular plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bull. Singapore vol. 47. 1995 (L Malaya)

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