Synonyms: Syzygium campanulatum, S. campanulatum var. longistylum, S.sinubanese
Eugenia oleina, E. parva, E. myrtifolia, E. sinubanensis
Chinese name: 红楠木 (Chinese cedar, Chinese red-wood)
Malay name: Pokok Kelat Paya
The genus name Syzygium is derived from the Greek word "syzygios"
meaning "yoked together possibly referring to the paired leaves".
(Re: Book titled "The Encyclopedia of Fruits and Nuts" by Jules Janick and Robert E. Paul)
The epithet myrtifolium is derived from the Latin word "myrtus" meaning leaves/foliage like myrtle.
Light : Full to partial sun
Soil : Rich, well-drain soil
Water : Moderate
Prune : Can withstand hard pruning
Propagate : Seeds, stem-cutting, marcotting, air-layering.
There is a cultivar, Syzygium myrtifolium 'Dark Red' with dark red young leaves and bright pink to maroon flowers.