Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Melastomataceae A.L. de Jussieu. Melastome Family.

Key to Melastomataceae

A family of about 150-200 genera and about 5000 species, trees, shrubs, vines, and herbs, of tropical, subtropical , and warm temperate areas.

Ref: Nesom (2021d) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2021). Show full citations.

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