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Noun1.Melastomataceae - a family of trees and bushes and herbs of order MyrtalesMelastomataceae - a family of trees and bushes and herbs of order Myrtales; many are cultivated as ornamentals
rosid dicot family - a family of dicotyledonous plants
Myrtales, order Myrtales, order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales - Myrtaceae; Combretaceae; Elaeagnaceae; Haloragidaceae; Melastomaceae; Lecythidaceae; Lythraceae; Rhizophoraceae; Onagraceae; Lecythidaceae; Punicaceae
genus Melastoma, Melastoma - type genus of Melastomataceae; Asiatic shrubs with leathery leaves and large purple flowers followed by edible fleshy black berries
genus Medinilla, Medinilla - tropical Old World ornamental evergreen shrubs having fleshy leaves and large panicles of white pink flowers
genus Rhexia, Rhexia - deer grass
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striata, but its host range includes species of Annonaceae, Anacardiaceae, Apocynaceae, Arecaceae, Calophyllaceae, Combretaceae, Ebenaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Fabaceae, Lauraceae, Malpighiaceae, Melastomataceae, Myrtaceae, Oxalidaceae, Passifloraceae, Rosaceae, Rubiaceae, Rutaceae, Sapotaceae, Solanaceae (Korytkowski & Ojeda 1968; Norrbom 2004; Castaneda et al.
Species Family Common Name Spondias mombin Anacardiaceae Jobo Guatteria diospyroides Annonaceae / Guatteria lucens Annonaceae / Cecropia insignis Cecropiaceae Guarumo Cecropia peltata Cecropiaceae Guarumo Clusia peninsulae Clusiaceae / Hieronyma alchomeoides Euphorbiaceae Zapatero-Pilon Ocotea cernua Lauraceae Aguacatillo 0 cote a ira Lauraceae Aguacatillo Ocotea puberula Lauraceae Aguacatillo Miconia argentea Melastomataceae Lengua de vaca Trichilia tuberculata Meliaceae / Ficus americana Moraceae Higueron Ficus benjamina Moraceae Higueron Ficus costaricana Moraceae Higueron Ficus zarzalensis Moraceae Higueron Virola koschnyi Myristicaceae Fruta dorada Virola sp.
Multiple Miocene Melastomataceae dispersal between Madagascar, Africa, and India.
The main plant families used by these spiders are Solanaceae, Asteraceae, and Melastomataceae (Vasconcellos-Neto et al.
mariana Melastomataceae Clark (ST) Rubus flagellaris Willd.
Distribution of pteridophyta and Melastomataceae along an edaphic gradient in an Amazonian rain forest.
Dominant plant families in the area include: Lauraceae, Rubiaceae, Melastomataceae, Araliaceae, Arecaceae, Euphorbiaceae, Myrtaceae, Piperaceae and Solanaceae, and within the vascular epiphytes Orchidaceae has more than 120 species.
Responses to light and water availability of four invasive Melastomataceae in the Hawaiian Islands.
The idea of working together to address alien invasions on Maui was stimulated by the threat to conservation lands from Miconia calvescens, Tibouchina herbacea (glorybush), and Clidemia hirta (Koster's curse)--three aggressively invasive plants in the family Melastomataceae.
There are molecular phylogenetic data for 14 threatened species belonging to the Melastomataceae.
The most speciose plant families are Myrtaceae, Leguminosae, Rubiaceae, Melastomataceae, Lauraceae, and Annonaceae (Mamede et al.