Lidded Cleistocalyx – Water Banyan

Syzygium nervosum is a species of tree native to tropical Asia and Australia, extending as far north as Guangdong and Guangxi in China and as far south as the Northern Territory of Australia. It was previously known as Cleistocalyx operculatus and also known as C. nervosum (DC.) Kosterm., and Eugenia operculata Roxb., 1832. It is a medium-sized tree of about 10 meters in height with pale brown bark and dull green leaves.

Syzygium nervosum
Cleistocalyx operculatus Hong Kong.jpg
In Hong Kong
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Syzygium
S. nervosum
Binomial name
Syzygium nervosum
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