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Definition of the noun melastomataceae

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noun - plural: -

  1. a family of trees and bushes and herbs of order Myrtales; many are cultivated as ornamentals

Phrases with Melastomataceae

  1. family melastomataceae
  2. Asterina Melastomataceae
  3. Seynesia Melastomataceae
  4. Stilbella Melastomataceae
  5. Species Asterina Melastomataceae
  6. Species Seynesia Melastomataceae

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Google previewThe smaller fossil Foraminifera of the Panama canal zone (1918)

The family Melastomataceae is a relatively large one, with about 150 genera and over three thousand species. It is almost strictly tropical, although some members range southward to 40° south latitude. This great family is typically American, ...

Google previewThe Johns Hopkins University Studies in Geology (1922)

The Melastomataceae is a large, prevailingly American family, of distinctly humid climate types and almost strictly tropical in its distribution. There are between 2,000 and 2,500 species in the existing flora of the western hemisphere, chiefly in ...

Google previewOn Some Fossil and Recent Lithothamnieae of the Panama Canal Zone (1919)

by Marshall A. Howe

The family Melastomataceae is a relatively large one, with about 150 genera and over three thousand species. It is almost strictly tropical, although some members range southward to 40° south latitude. This great family is typically American, ...

Google previewBulletin (1918)

The family Melastomataceae is a relatively large one, with about 150 genera and over three thousand species. It is almost strictly tropical, although some members range southward to 40° south latitude. This great family is typically American, ...

Google previewMedicinal Plants of the Asia-Pacific (2006)

Drugs for the Future? by Christophe Wiart

Family MELASTOMATACEAE A. L. de Jussieu 1789, nom conserv., the Melastoma Family Physical description: The family Melastomataceae is a vast group ...

Google previewContributions to the Paleobotany of Peru, Bolivia and Chile (1922)

Five Papers by Edward Wilber Berry

The Melastomataceae is a large, prevailingly American family, of distinctly humid climate types and almost strictly tropical in its distribution. There are between 2,000 and 2,500 species in the existing flora of the western hemisphere, chiefly ...

Google previewFlora of Louisiana (1991)

by Margaret Stones

Melastomataceae is a family of about four thousand species mostly of shrubs and small trees with a circumtropical and subtropical distribution .

Google previewContributions to the Geology and Paleontology of the Canal Zone, Panama (1919)

And Geologically Related Areas InCentralAmerican and TheWest Indies by Thomas Wayland Vaughan

The family Melastomataceae is a relatively large one, with about 150 genera and over three thousand species. It is almost strictly tropical, although some members range southward to 40° south latitude. This great family is typically American, ...

Google previewSerpentine (2011)

The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System by Susan Harrison, Nishanta Rajakaruna

Melastomataceae is a neotropical family, observed only in Cuba in this sample, whereas Myrtaceae has a much broader tropical Lamiaceae Lentibulariaceae Scrophulariaceae Verbenaceae Convolvulaceae Apocynaceae Gentianaceae ...

Google previewDictionary of Trees, Volume 2: South America (2013)

Nomenclature, Taxonomy and Ecology by M.M. Grandtner, Julien Chevrette

e Bolivia buglelily f mériania de Bolivie 9446 Meriania brittoniana Wurdack Melastomataceae MC South America (Bolivia) L Axinaea speciosa Britton e Britton buglelily f mériania de Britton 9447 Meriania campii Wurdack Melastomataceae ...

Google previewCRC World Dictionary of Plant Nmaes (1999)

Common Names, Scientific Names, Eponyms, Synonyms, and Etymology by Umberto Quattrocchi

Melastomataceae. Origins: From the Greek myria "many" and sporos "a seed.' Myrianthemum. Gilg. Melastomataceae. Origins: From the Greek myria "many" and anthemon "a flower." ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biological Invasions (2011)

by Daniel Simberloff, Marcel Rejmanek

Status, ecology, and management of the invasive tree Miconia calvescens DC ( Melastomataceae) in the Hawaiian Islands (23–35). In N. L. Evenhuis and S. E. Miller, eds. Records of the Hawaii Biological Survey for 1996. Honolulu, HI: Bishop ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Plant Sciences (2012)

by Michael Allaby

(family *Melastomataceae) A genus of shrubs in which the leaves have 3 main nerves. The flowers are showy, mauve, *pentamerous, with...

Melastomataceae. (order Myrtales) A family of small trees and shrubs, with a few ...

Google previewInstant Encyclopaedia of Geography (1993)

by Shatrughna Prasad Sinha

Atmospherically Dry Paramo Slopes In the lower subparamo or shrub paramo near the upper forestline are bushes of Ericaceae, Compositae, and Melastomataceae. Common and characteristic genera are Befaria, Cavendishia, and ...

Google previewDictionary of Generic Names of Seed Plants (1995)

by Tatiana Wielgorskaya, Armen Leonovich Takhtadzhi͡an

Melastomataceae Pterococcus Hassk. 1842 (Plukenetia L.). Euphorbiaceae. 1 eastern Himalayas, northeastern India, Indochina, western Malesia, Moluccas Pterocyclus Klotzsch.

Google previewRÖMPP Encyclopedia Natural Products, 1st Edition, 2000 (2014)

by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich

as well as in the root bark of Miconia species ( Melastomataceae). It is the allergen of primroses and causes severe skin irritations.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ecology and Environmental Management (2009)

Miconia calvescens Micania calvescens, in the melastome family ( Melastomataceae), is a tree up to 12 m tall. native to the neotropics, that deserves its repu— tation as the most invasive and damaging of exotic plant species to wet forests of ...

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Small photo of Melastomataceae alternatively Melastomaceae is a taxon of dicotyledonous flowering plantsSmall photo of MELASTOMATACEAE; Osbeckia stellata Ham. flower bokeh with backgorund at Mukdahan Nation Park, Thailand.Small photo of Medinilla speciosa, common name Showy Asian Grapes, is a perennial epiphytic plant in the genus Medinilla, belonging to the Melastomataceae family.Small photo of Medinilla speciosa, common name Showy Asian Grapes, is a perennial epiphytic plant in the genus Medinilla, belonging to the Melastomataceae family.Small photo of Medinilla speciosa, common name Showy Asian Grapes, is a perennial epiphytic plant in the genus Medinilla, belonging to the Melastomataceae family.Small photo of Tibouchina grandifolia glory bush (Melastomataceae family)Small photo of Medinilla speciosa, common name Showy Asian Grapes, is a perennial epiphytic plant in the genus Medinilla, belonging to the Melastomataceae family. More...

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