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Syzygium levinei

Description from Flora of China

Eugenia levinei Merrill, Lingnan Sci. J. 13: 39. 1934.

Trees, 14-24 m tall, d.b.h. to 35 cm. Branchlets grayish white when dry, terete, chaffy. Petiole 5-7 mm; leaf blade elliptic to ovate-elliptic, 4-8 × 1.5-3.5 cm, leathery, both surfaces grayish brown when dry and with minute glands, secondary veins 2-3 mm apart and at an angle of ca. 45° from midvein, intramarginal veins ca. 0.5 mm from margin, base broadly cuneate, apex acute. Inflorescences terminal or axillary on apical parts of branchlets, paniculate cymes, 4-7 cm, many-flowered; peduncle squarrose or papillary. Flower buds obovoid, 4-5 mm. Flowers white. Hypanthium obconic, ca. 3 mm. Calyx lobes very short. Petals 4, distinct, rounded, 2.5-3 mm. Stamen ca. 5 mm. Style ca. 4 mm. Fruit subglobose, 7-8 mm, 1-seeded. Fl. Jun-Sep, fr. Feb-May.

Sparse or dense forests, hills, streamsides; 100-200 m. Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan [Vietnam].


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