Eugenia reinwardtiana (syn. Eugenia carissoides F. Muell.), Also Cherry Beach, Cedar Bay Cherry or Nioi (Hawaii) , is a species of the genus Kirschmyrten (Eugenia) in the myrtle family (Myrtaceae).
Eugenia reinwardtiana is an evergreen shrub or small tree, the height of about 1.5 to 7 m reached. The opposite arranged leaves are evergreen, simple and short. The leathery, dark green and pointed-oval leaf blade is up to 2.5 to 8 cm long and 2 to 6.5 cm wide.
The top is bright, the bottom matte. The midrib is clearly visible, there are 5-8 pairs of lateral nerves present. The leaf surface is hairless or slightly hairy along the midrib. The new growth is pink.
The flowers are on 5-25 cm long flower stems singly or in pairs in the leaf axils. A pair of small bracts, 1 to 1.5 mm long and shiny or slightly hairy, is available. The flower cup is conical, 2-3 mm long and brownish hair.
The four sepals are fused ring with the receptacle and uneven in length, a pair of 3-5 mm, the other 2-3 mm. The four white petals are ovate and 6-8 mm long. There are about 150 stamens available with white filaments and cream-colored anthers.
There shall be a globular, flattened to ovoid berry 1-2 cm diameter, and - in maturity - of yellow to bright-red color. Usually only a spherical formed up to 10 mm large seed, it can also be formed up to two seeds, which are then smaller.
The initial distribution of Eugenia reinwardtiana seem the coastal areas of the Australian state of Queensland, Papua New Guinea and some tropical Pacific islands to be, but it is widespread, from Borneo to the Hawaiian Islands.
Your favorite sites are the border area between the beach and bushland, rocky headlands and coastal forest. Eugenia reinwardtiana survives only light frosts to -1 ° C (30 ° F).
Eugenia reinwardtiana is because of its malleability and its slow like stature planted as an ornamental plant.
The fruits of Eugenia reinwardtiana be collected in Australia than Bush Food.
See Also: idul fitri, hamper hari raya, hari raya hampers