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  • One of the most popular fruits are the Wax Apple, aka Syzygium samarangense for you big SAT-word people.

    Taiwan Time: Pictures Are Worth a 1,000 Words and 1,000s of Calories

  • Swamp forest grows in poorly drained areas, dominated by Syzygium rowlandii, Podocarpus usambarensis, Agauria salicifolia, and Anthocleista grandiflora.

    Kahuzi-Biéga National Park, Democratic Republic of Congo

  • There is a sudden change to sub-montane cloud forest around 900 m and above 1,000 m Parinari excelsa becomes dominant, with Syzygium montanum Ochna and Gaertnera spp.

    Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve, Guinea and Côte d'Ivoire

  • Consequently, the degrade soil now supports exotic species such as 'coco plum' Chrysobalanus icaco, lemon grass Cymbopogon citratus and calice du pape Tabebuia pallida, along with the endemic Dillenia ferruginea (R), Paragenipa lancifolia, Memecyclon elaeagni, Syzygium wrightii, Pandanus multispicatus and Deckenia nobilis, as well as Intsia bijuga and Canthium bibracteatum.

    Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, Seychelles

  • A tall closed canopy forest occurs on Gunung Payung and is characterized by Dillenia excelsa, Pentace polyantha and Syzygium sp., with an understory of low palms and herbs.

    Ujung Kulon National Park and Krakatau Nature Reserve, Indonesia

  • Five species of tree characterize the forested montane zone: Nuxia congesta, Podocarpus latifolius, Prunus africana, Rapanea melanophloeos, and Syzygium guineense bamendae, and these trees become increasingly covered with an epiphytic flora, especially orchids and mosses, at higher altitudes.

    Cameroonian Highlands forests

  • Tree species within this forest include pod mahogany Afzelia quanzensis, ebony Diospyros mespiliformis, strangler fig Ficus aurea, Cape fig Ficus capensis, ivory palm Hyphaene ventricosa, Transvaal red milkwood Mimusops zeyheri, African olive Olea africana, wild date palm Phoenix reclinata, water pear Syzygium guineense and Natal forest mahogany Trichilia emetica. 70 shrub and 150 herbaceous species are recorded for this rare local habitat.

    Mosi-oa-Tunya Victoria Falls, Zambia

  • Forests, mostly in the north-east of the park, are dominated by kalam or kadam Mitragyna parvifolia, jamun Syzygium cuminii and babul Acacia nilotica.

    Keoladeo (Bharatpur) National Park, India

  • The impenetrable semi-evergreen forest in the central and eastern areas are dominated by trees such as Aphanamixis polystachya, Talauma hodgsonii, Dillenia indica, Garcinia tinctoria, Ficus rumphii, Cinnamomum bejolghota, and species of Syzygium.

    Kaziranga National Park, India

  • Jambul Syzygium cumini is an evergreen tropical tree in the flowering plant family Myrtaceae, native to Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Indonesia.

    Archive 2009-06-01


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