Syzygium gambleanum Rathakr. & Chitra



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Invalid (synonym of S. microphyllum) (Shareef & Santhosh, 2020; POWO, 2023)


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym of S. microphyllum) (Shareef & Santhosh, 2020; POWO, 2023)

Last record: 1864-1881 (Nayar & Sastry, 1987:214)





Biology & Ecology










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Govaerts, R., Sobral, N., Ashton, P., Barrie, F., Holst, B. K., Landrum, L. L., Matsumoto, K., Fernanda Mazine, F., Nic Lughadha, E., Proença, C. et al. (2008). World Checklist of Myrtaceae: 1-455. Kew Publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Nayar, M. P. and Sastry, A. R. K. (compilers). (1987, reprinted 2000). Red Data Book of Indian Plants. Volume 1. Calcutta: Botanical Survey of India. xiii + 367 pp, 16 pls, figs. [pp. 214-215 (as S. gambleanum)]

POWO. (2023). Syzygium microphyllum Gamble. Plants of the World Online (online resource). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, United Kingdom. Available at: [Accessed 18 November 2023]

Rao, C. Kameswara, Geetha, B. L. and Suresh, Geetha. (2003). Red List of Threatened Vascular Plant Species in India: Compiled from the 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. ENVIS Centre on Floral Diversity, Botanical Survey of India, Kolkata. xxiv + 144 pp. [automatic download]

Shareef, S. M. and Santhosh, E. S. Kumar. (2020). Census of Syzygium Gaertn. (Myrtaceae) in India. Abrahamia 6: 90-107.

Singh, V., Singh, P. and Dash, S. S. (eds.) in Sharma, B. D. & Balakrishnan, N. P. (eds) (2021). Flora of India 9: 1-482. Botanical Survey of India.

Walter, Kerry S. and Gillett, Harriet J. (eds.). (1998). 1997 IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants. Compiled by the World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Gland, Switzerland & Cambridge, UK: IUCN – The World Conservation Union. lxiv + 862 pp.


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