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
Comments: 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

References for genus:

  • Craven, L. A. & E. Biffin 2010. An infrageneric classification of Syzygium (Myrtaceae). (Blumea) 55:94-99.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. World checklist of Myrtaceae. 2008. (L Myrtaceae)
  • 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.
  • Soh, K. W. & J. Parnell 2011. Comparative leaf anatomy and phylogeny of Syzygium Gaertn.. Pl. Syst. Evol. 297:1-32.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Syzygium
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 26 March 2019.