Genus: Syzygium P. Browne ex Gaertn.

Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Syzygieae
Genus number: 11821
Last updated: 31-Jul-2018
Accession Count: 85 (13 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
  • • conserved (nom. cons., Shenzhen ICN Art. 14 & App. III) over the earlier parahomonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 53.2) Suzygium P. Browne, nom. rej.
  • • also conserved against Caryophyllus L., nom. rej. & Jambosa Adans., nom. rej.

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Craven, L. A. & E. Biffin. 2010. An infrageneric classification of Syzygium (Myrtaceae). Blumea 55:94-99.
  2. Govaerts, R. et al. 2008. World checklist of Myrtaceae
  3. Harrington, M. G. & P. A. Gadek. 2004. Molecular systematics of the Acmena alliance (Myrtaceae): phylogenetic analyses and evolutionary implications with reference to Australian taxa. Austral. Syst. Bot. 17:63-72.
  4. Soh, K. W. & J. Parnell. 2011. Comparative leaf anatomy and phylogeny of Syzygium Gaertn.. Pl. Syst. Evol. 297:1-32.

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 15 August 2020.