Tag Archives: Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)

Sizing up the Syzygiums

A wander through the tropical forests of North Queensland, and for that matter any tropical forest in the Southeast Asian and Pacific region, would be so much more richer an experience if one could recognize or at least tell between … Continue reading

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Eugenia reinwardtiana (Cedar Bay Cherry) (Myrtaceae)

A remnant of the once large genus Eugenia! Many of what is now known as Syzygium all used to be under Eugenia. But in Australia, Eugenia reinwardtiana is the only one left in the genus. Fortunately this shrub is accessible … Continue reading

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