Synonyms: Eugenia fruticosa Roxb.
Family: Myrtaceae - Myrtle family
Growth Habit: Tree
Bangla/Vernacular Name: Khudi jam, Puti jam.
Tribal Name: Potti jam(Chakma), Lenmui(Bawm), Sabri (Marma), Ta Sabbri (Marma).
A tree. Leaves are opposite, elliptic lanceolate, smooth and shining. Flowers small, fragrant, sessile, in compound cymes. Fruits subglobose.
Ripen fruits are eaten (Chakma, Tripura, Marma, Bawm).
Juice of the tender leaves with rice water is taken in blood dysentery. The juicy ripe fruits are eaten and sometimes make chutney with sugar, salt and mastered oil (Dinajpur).
Syzigium fruticosum DC.
Chittagong, Chittagong Hill Tract, Cox's Bazar, Comilla, Dinajpur, Gazipur, Tangail and Sundarbans. Occur in the forests outskirts and village shrubberies.
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