Asian melastome
Melastoma candidum D. Don


EDDMapS Distribution

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Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Plantae
Phylum: Magnoliophyta
Class: Magnoliopsida
Subclass: Rosidae
Order: Myrtales
Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Melastoma
Subject: Melastoma candidum D. Don

Synonyms and Other Names

Other Common Names:
Indian rhododendron, Malabar melastome


Plants - Hardwood Trees