Melastoma

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Contains 1 accepted taxa overall.

Family:MELASTOMATACEAE
Common Name:
Specimen: View USF Herbarium specimens of this genus

Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order MYRTALES
FamilyMELASTOMATACEAE
Genus Melastoma

Citation

Citation MELASTOMA Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 389. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Melastoma malabathricum Linnaeus Lectotypified by Hitchcock & C. L. Green, Prop. Brit. Bot. 153. 1929.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Melastoma malabathricum STRAITS RHODODENDRON; MALABAR MELASTOME

Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Malabathris Malabathris Rafinesque, Sylva Tellur. 97. 1838. TYPE: = Melastoma Linnaeus 1753, by lectotypification.
Otanthera Otanthera Blume, Flora 14: 488. 1831. TYPE: Otanthera moluccana (Blume) Blume 1831. (Melastoma moluccanum Blume 1827.)