Syzygium armstrongii ( Small white bush apple ) – Tube stock


Attractive medium sized evergreen tree with cream bark, dense shiny foliage, masses of white flowers and small white edible fruits.

10 in stock



Sections of bark included in the wood.

Oil dots variable, usually rather sparse but sometimes quite numerous.
Leaf blades about 5.5-14.5 x 1.7-4 cm.
Midrib grooved or shallowly channelled towards the base on the upper surface.
Lateral veins about 12-25 on each side of the midrib. Twigs pale, bark finely flaky.

Bracts sometimes present at anthesissubulate, about 0.8-1.1 mm long.
Flowers conspicuously pedicellatecalyx tube (hypanthium) + pedicel about 4-7.5 mm long,
calyx tube (hypanthium) about 2-4 mm diam., calyx lobes dimorphic, rounded, larger lobes about 1-1.5 mm long.

Fruits depressed globular, wider than long, attaining about 15 x 22 mm,
surface conspicuously rugosepericarp succulent-spongy, containing many large oil glands, particularly near the epidermis,
calyx lobes persistent, inconspicuous, about 1 mm long.

Cataphylls about 4 pairs. Cotyledons distinctly petiolate.
At the tenth leaf stage: leaf blade ellipticapex acuminate, base cuneate or attenuateglabrous; oil dots sparse, large,
often visible to the naked eye; stems somewhat flattened at the nodes.


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