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Syzygium aromaticum (Clove)

Synonyms: Caryophyllus aromaticus; Caryophyllus hortensis; Caryophyllus silvestris; Eugenia aromatica; Eugenia caryophyllata; Eugenia caryophyllus; Jambosa caryophyllus; Myrtus caryophyllus

Wikipedia Abstract

Cloves are the aromatic dried flower buds of a tree in the family Myrtaceae, Syzygium aromaticum. Cloves are native to the Maluku islands in Indonesia and used as a spice in cuisines all over the world. Cloves are harvested primarily in Indonesia, India, Madagascar, Zanzibar, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. They have a numbing effect on mouth tissues.
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Leaf Type [1]  Evergreen


Barasa acronyctoides[2]
Carea varipes[2]
Chrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale)[3]
Chrysotypus caryophyllae[2]
Coccus viridis (green coffee scale)[4]
Comocritis pieria[2]
Duplaspidiotus claviger (camellia mining scale)[4]
Dysmicoccus brevipes (pineapple mealybug)[4]
Eucalymnatus tessellatus (tessellated scale)[4]
Geococcus coffeae (coffee root mealybug)[4]
Hemiberlesia palmae (tropical palm scale)[3]
Icerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale)[3]
Mametia louisieae[4]
Miltochrista exclusa[2]
Milviscutulus mangiferae (mango shield scale)[4]
Mycetaspis personata (masked scale)[3]
Paralecta antistola[2]
Paraputo anomalus <Unverified Name>[4]
Paraputo leveri[4]
Parasaissetia nigra (nigra scale)[3]
Parlatoria proteus (common parlatoria scale)[3]
Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale)[4]
Saissetia coffeae (brown scale)[3]
Saissetia zanzibarensis[4]
Udinia farquharsoni[4]
Udinia paupercula[4]
Xyleutes cretacea[2]


Shelter for 
Daubentonia madagascariensis (aye-aye)[5]





Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández 3Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants 4Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009 5Daubentonia madagascariensis, Aleta Quinn and Don E. Wilson, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 740, pp. 1–6 (2004)
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