- Perennial plant does not need to be replenished
- Plant source: Palestine
Syzygium is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the myrtle family. The genus is made up of about 1,200 species, and has a local population that extends from Africa and Madagascar to South Asia east across the Pacific Ocean. The highest levels of diversity occur from Malaysia to northeast Australia, where many species are not known much and many of them have not been taxonomically described.
Are evergreen trees and shrubs. Many species are grown as ornamental plants for their attractive polished leaves, and some produce edible fruits eaten fresh or used in jams and jellies. The most economically important species, which are unopened flower buds, are important spices.