Syzygium tierneyanum

Syzygium tierneyanum

Syzygium tierneyanum

(Bamaga satinash)

FAMILY

Myrtaceae

Species

Syzygium tierneyanum

Common name

Bamaga satinash

Flower colour; life form

White; tree

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This rainforest tree also occurs in New Guinea. It has opposite dark green leaves, size ranges from 7-14 cm long; lateral veins widely spaced. The white flowers with numerous stamens are borne on special lateral branches to 8 cm long. These are followed by pink to red globular to depressed globular berries to about 4 cm diameter but usually about 2-3 cm diameter. Flowering summer.

Additional images:

Images of Syzygium tierneyanum habit and flower buds