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Vernacular names of plants within the Subfamily Melastomatoideae


Hierarchical position of the Subfamily Melastomatoideae

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
   SuperOrdo  Myrtanae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 295. Jan-Mar 1967.
   Ordo  Myrtales Rchb.
pub. Bot. Damen: 475. 1828.
   Familia  Melastomataceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 328. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Melastomes
   Subfamilia  Melastomatoideae Ser. ex DC.
pub. Prodr. 3: 100. mid Mar 1828.

Named members of the Subfamily Melastomatoideae

   Tribus  Melastomeae Bartl.
pub. Ord. Nat. Pl.: 329. Sep 1830.
   Subtribus  Melastominae Baill.
pub. Hist. Pl. 7: 31, 37. Dec 1877.
   Genus  Melastoma L.
pub. (1753)
common name: melastoma

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

For an index to other topics see

   Plant subfamilies



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