Selected Herbarium Specimen Details (2) Download

Family Name:Melastomataceae
Currently Accepted Name:Melastoma malabathricum L. - Determined By: B. F. Hansen, Dec 2002
Determination History: Tibouchina urvilleana (DC.) Cogn. - Determined By: B. F. Hansen, Oct 2002
Locality:USA. Florida. Martin Co.: Danforth Park; NW corner of Mapp Road and Martin Highway (FL 714) in Palm City. 27º 9’ 40” N 80º 16’ 13” W
Description:A single plant apparently naturalizing; flowers purple/lavender. 
Habitat:Middle of wet flatwoods, with a profusion of Rhodomyrtus tomentosa nearby.
Reproductive State:Flower
Collector:S. W. Woodmansee 472
  with S. Vardaman
Date:18 Mar 2000
Accession No:233113
Image:233113.jpg

Family Name:Melastomataceae
Currently Accepted Name:Melastoma malabathricum L. - Determined By: L. C. Noel, 27-Jul-2016
Determination History: Melastoma candidum D. Don - Determined By: J. J. Wurdack
Locality:USA. Florida. Hillsborough Co.: 2511 Marquette Avenue, Tampa.
Description:Shrub to 1.5 m; flowers purple. 
Habitat:Sandy soil in partial shade.
Reproductive State:Flower
Notes:CULTIVATED.
Collector:D. Burch 4785
  with N. Chevalier
Date:22 Jul 1971
Accession No:99211
Image:99211.jpg

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