Genus: Cleistocalyx Blume

Usually considered a synonym of: Syzygium P. Browne ex Gaertn.

Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Syzygieae
Genus number: 14019
Last updated: 27-Jan-2009
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Biffin, E. et al. 2005. South Pacific Cleistocalyx transferred to Syzygium (Myrtaceae). Blumea 50:383-388. Note: = Syzygium R. Br. ex Gaertn.
  2. Biffin, E. et al. 2006. Molecular systematics of Syzygium and allied genera (Myrtaceae): evidence from the chloroplast genome. Taxon 55:79-94. Note: molecular evidence supports its inclusion in a more broadly defined Syzygium
  3. Chantaranothai P. & J. Parnell. 1994. A revision of Acmena, Cleistocalyx, Eugenia s.s. and Syzygium (Myrtaceae) in Thailand. Thai Forest Bull., Bot. 21:1-123. Note: accepts
  4. Govaerts, R. et al. 2008. World checklist of Myrtaceae

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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 17 January 2020.