Syzygium travancoricum

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Syzygium travancoricum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Syzygium
S. travancoricum
Binomial name
Syzygium travancoricum

Syzygium travancoricum is a species of plant in the Myrtaceae family. It is known from a few locations in Kerala and is endemic to India. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Recent findings[edit]

Studies conducted by Kerala Forest Research Institute and MS Swaminathan Research Foundation found that the status of its endangered state can be upgraded as new sightings of the specimens are found elsewhere. In addition to that these two institutions are trying to propagate the tree in ecosystems where it can easily adapt and thrive.[2]