Melastomataceae

Family in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

We currently have 11 digitised slides. Each record may contain multiple individual grains and images.

Distribution
Melastomataceae (rights holder: Mary Keim) © Mary Keim

Melastomas

Trees, shrubs or herbs. Stems square. Stipules 0. Leaves opposite or sometimes whorled, simple, typically with 3-7 prominent sunken veins. Flowers in cymes, bisexual, actinomorphic or zygomorphic as regards the stamens, (3-)4-5(-6)-merous. Sepals present, intersepalar segments also present. Petals as many as sepals. Ovary inferior, 2-many-locular. Style 1. Fruit a many-seeded capsule. Text © Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten and Petra Ballings

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Definition
Genera
Taxonomic Completion
5.99%
10 of 167 accepted Genera.
Global Pollen Project UUID
08890694-5b43-496d-87be-04c427a2c062
Botanical Reference
None available. You can check The Plant List for further information.
Connected Datasets

This taxon is currently linked to the following locations.

The Plant List Global Biodiversity Information Facility