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Leba (Fijian: Lembalemba, Mamba)

Leba (Fijian: Lembalemba, Mamba)

Syzygium cf. neurocalyx (Myrtaceae)


Small tree, 3-6 m high. Flowers white, in clusters of 2-6, flower tube purplish. Leaves up to 15 cm long. Fruit 6 cm in diameter, green.


Native to southwest Pacific.

Natural Medical Properties

No known.

Did you know?

Closely related (same genus) to Malay rose apple (Syzygium malaccense, # 10) and clove (Syzygium aromaticum)

Further reading:


World Flora Online
WorldChecklist of Selected Plant Families
A working list of all plant species


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