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This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record tro-20302081, with some changes.

M Melastoma malabathricum L. is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Melastoma (family Melastomataceae).

The record derives from Tropicos which reports it as an accepted name (record 20302081) with original publication details: Sp. Pl. 1: 390 390 1753.

Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI:


See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source
Melastoma affine D. Don Synonym M TRO
Melastoma candidum D. Don Synonym M TRO
Melastoma cavaleriei H. Lév. & Vaniot Synonym M TRO
Melastoma esquirolii H. Lév. Synonym M TRO
Melastoma malabathricum var. normale (D. Don) R.C. Srivast. Synonym L TRO
Melastoma malabathricum subsp. normale (D. Don) K.Mey. Synonym L TRO
Melastoma normale D. Don Synonym M TRO
Melastoma polyanthum Blume Synonym M TRO

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