Asian melastome
Melastoma candidum D. Don

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Melastoma

Other System Links

Plants: MECA9
GRIN: 423471
ITIS: 503736

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Indian rhododendron, Malabar melastome


Category: Hardwood Trees
Category: Shrub or Subshrub