Magenta lilly pilly (Syzygium paniculatum)

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Illustration of Syzygium paniculatum by Deirdre Bean

Species: Syzygium paniculatum
Common Name: Magenta lilly pilly
Status: Vulnerable, Australian Environment
Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act
Range: Australia

Map of Australia illustrating the range of Syzygium paniculatum

Artist: Deirdre Bean
Artist Home Country: Australia
Medium: Watercolor

This evergreen tree provides food for many creatures. Bees surround the tree when it flowers. Later in the year, its fruit is eaten by birds during the daytime, and fox bats and possums during the night.