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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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Henrietteeae (Melastomataceae): a new neotropical berry-fruited tribe.
Fruits of the pioneer plants, Clidemia urceolata and Miconia holosericea (Melastomataceae), were consumed in high proportions, these two species whose total number of seeds in scats was estimated at around 456 seeds, were responsible for 80.2% of all seeds dropped.
Clarke (Melastomataceae), a glandular shrubby plant that typically inhabits swamps (J.C.
The ecology of pollen limitation in buzz-polinated Rhexia virginica (Melastomataceae).
La Clase Dicotiledonae esta representada por 176 especies de 90 generos correspondientes a 42 familias siendo la mas diversa Asteraceae seguida de Ericaceae, Melastomataceae, Scrophulariaceae, Campanulaceae y Rosaceae.
Key words: Miconia rubiginosa, Melastomataceae, analgesic activity, writhing test, hot plate test
30 CUNONIACEAE Weinmannia fagaroides * 16 CUNONIACEAE Weinmannia rollottii 3 ELAEOCARPACEAE Vallea stipularis * 78 FABACEAE Acacia dealbata MELASTOMATACEAE Miconia sp.
Don (Melastomataceae) from an area of Atlantic Forest vegetation.