Syzygium species: (Lilly Pilly)
Species: about 1100
Common name: Lilly Pilly,
Syzygium is a genus of flowering plants that belongs to the myrtle family, Myrtaceae. The genus comprises about 1100 species, and has a native range that extends from Africa and Madagascar through southern Asia east through the Pacific. Its highest levels of diversity occur from Malaysia to north-eastern Australia, where many species are very poorly known and many more have not been described taxonomically. Some of the edible species of Syzygium are planted throughout the tropics worldwide.
Syzygium smithii (syn. Acmena smithi) tree at Lat 39 3' 37.235" S Long 174 5' 37.39" E growing on the te Henui walakway
Trunk of Lilly Pilly