⚠ Version 1.1 of The Plant List has been superseded and should no longer be used.
The new version is available at http://www.worldfloraonline.org/tpl/tro-50221740. The new version is enhanced, using more data sources including Taxonomic Expert Networks and will be more frequently updated.
* The status of this record (as well as of any names linked with it) has been modified as part of procedures used to resolve data conflicts detected in the supplied data sets.
This name record (from Tropicos) was not included in version 1 of The Plant List. It is possible the same name was included from a different data source, to check this you can search for Melastoma malabathricum in version 1 of The Plant List.