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Melastomataceae (rights holder: 2010 Moorea Biocode)© 2010 Moorea Biocode (licence)


Characteristic venation of many melastomes Osbeckia muralis in Kerala Melastomataceae is a family of dicotyledonous flowering plants found mostly in the tropics (two thirds of the genera are from the New World tropics) comprising c. 175 genera and c. 5115 known species.[2] Melastomes are annual or perennial herbs, shrubs, or small trees. Contents 1 Description 2 Ecology 3 Taxono... © Wikipedia authors and editors (licence)

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Taxonomic Completion
10 of 167 accepted Genera
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