The Plant List — A working list for all plant species

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M Melastoma affine D. Don is a synonym of Melastoma malabathricum L.

This name is a synonym of Melastoma malabathricum L. .

The record derives from Tropicos (data supplied on ) which reports it as a synonym (record 20305177) with original publication details: Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 4: 288 1823.

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record tro-20305177.

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