family Melastomaceae


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Related to family Melastomaceae: Melastoma malabathricum, Meliaceae, Myrtales
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Noun1.family Melastomaceae - a family of trees and bushes and herbs of order Myrtalesfamily Melastomaceae - 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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Phyllagathis rotundifolia or commonly known as the 'tapak sulaiman' by the locals, belongs to the botanical family Melastomaceae. This plant is often used by the "Tebuan" tribe of Peninsular Malaysia as contraceptive herbal formulation and also in postpartum therapy (Islam et al.