Jambu is an Indonesian cover term for several tropical fruit trees. Most of these trees belonging to the genus Syzygium, although the term jambu is now also applied to two New World species introduced into Indonesia. This article provides brief descriptions along with pictures to help lexicographers correctly identify nine principal species grown for their fruits, flowers or leaves.
Sulang Language Data and Working Papers: Topics in Lexicography
Sulawesi Language Alliance
Table of Contents:
Malay apple; Java apple; Water apple; Malabar plum; Java plum; Indonesian laurel; Clove; Cashew; Guava; Other species;
Version 1 [16 May 2013] Drafted January 2002, revised 2010, 2012, 2013; formatted for publication May 2013.
© 2002–2013 by David Mead
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