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Taxon: Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston

 
Genus: Syzygium
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Syzygieae
Nomen number: 50070
Place of publication: Trimen, Handb. Fl. Ceylon 6:115. 1931
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 27-Jul-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 13 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: fruit (fide Pl Book; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion, Seychelles

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States (s.e.)

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Central America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Galápagos]
    • South America (tropical)


    Other (probable origin Malesia)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes.
  3. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. Note: with two varieties
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1981. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 2:427-428.
  5. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  6. Hackett, C. & J. Carolane. 1982. Edible Horticultural Crops Academic Press.
  7. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  8. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  9. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  10. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  11. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Mitra, S. K. 2008. Important Myrtaceae fruit crops. Acta Hort. 849:33-38.
  14. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. Verheij, E. W. M. & R. E. Coronel, eds. 1991. Edible fruits and nuts. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 2:296.
  18. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds

Check other web resources for Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=50070. Accessed 6 December 2019.