1. Family: Melastomataceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Melastoma L.
      1. Melastoma sanguineum Sims

        This species is accepted, and its native range is SE. China to Malesia.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    China Southeast, Hainan, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Philippines, Sumatera, Thailand, Vietnam

    Introduced into:

    Hawaii

    Melastoma sanguineum Sims appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4042] Melastoma decemfidum K001038018
    Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 4042] Melastoma decemfidum K001038019
    s.coll. [Cat. no. 4042] Melastoma decemfidum K001038017

    First published in Bot. Mag. 48: t. 2241 (1821)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

    Sources

    Art and Illustrations in Digifolia
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0