⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
You should refer instead to the current version of The Plant List.
The family Melastomataceae is in the major group Angiosperms (Flowering plants).
Statistics are at the bottom of the page.
A list of all accepted names in Melastomataceae is available in CSV format.
Species of Melastomataceae contained within The Plant List belong to 153 plant genera.
The Plant List includes 8,009 scientific plant names of species rank for the family Melastomataceae. Of these 2,947 are accepted species names.
The Plant List includes a further 380 scientific plant names of infraspecific rank for the family Melastomataceae. We do not intend The Plant List to be complete for names of infraspecific rank. These are primarily included because names of species rank are synonyms of accepted infraspecific names.
The status of the 8,009 species names for the family Melastomataceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The status of the 8,389 names (including infraspecific names) for the family Melastomataceae recorded in The Plant List, are as follows:
The confidence with which the status of the 8,009 species names recorded in The Plant List for the family Melastomataceae, are assigned as follows:
The source of the species name record found in The Plant List for the family Melastomataceae, are as follows:
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