Botanical name: Syzygium laetum Family: Myrtaceae (Myrtle family)
Dev Jambhul is a rare tree up to 7 m tall. Bark is white, smooth; blaze brown. Branchlets are round, slender, hairless. Leaves are simple, opposite, carried on 0.5-0.7 cm long stalks. Leaves are 6.5-13.5 x 2.5-6 cm, usually elliptic, sometimes narrow-elliptic, tip long-pointed, sometimes falling off. Base is narrow to flat or wedge-shaped. Flowers are borne in terminal or axillary divaricate cymes or solitary. Flowers are large, showy, with numerous red stamens flaring out. Berry is ovoid, 2.5-3 cm long, crowned with persistent sepals. Dev Jambhul is endemic to southern Western Ghats to South, Central and south Maharashtra Sahyadris.
Identification credit: Prashant Awale
The flower labeled Dev Jambhul is ...