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Campus Trees

Syzygium cumuni


Family:  Myrtaceae

Common Names: Nagai, Black plum, Jambol, Java plum

Flowering Period: December – April


  • The evergreen jamun plant is originally from Indonesia and India.
  • An evergreen tropical tree, 50 to 100 ft. tall, with oblong opposite leaves that are smooth, glossy and having a terpentine smell.
  • Jamun has fragrant white flowers in branched clusters at stem tips and purplish-black oval edible berries.


  • The leaves are antibacterial and are used for strengthening the teeth and gums.
  • The fruit and seeds are sweet, acrid, sour, tonic, and cooling, and are used in diabetes, diarrhoea and ringworm.
  • The bark is astringent, sweet sour, diuretic, digestive and anthelmintic.