Melastomataceae Juss.

First published in Gen. Pl. [Jussieu] 328. 1789 [4 Aug 1789] (1789)nom. cons.
This family is accepted

Accepted Genera

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • APG IV (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/boj.12385

The Kew Tropical Plant Families Identification Handbook

  • Bakhuizen van den Brink, R. C. (1943). A contribution to the knowledge of the Melastomataceae occurring in the Malay Archipelago especially in the Netherlands East Indies. Rec. Trav. Bot. Néerl. 40: 1–391. [Reprinted in Meded.Bot. Mus. Herb. Rijks Univ. 91: 1–391 (1947).]
  • Jacques-Felix, H. (1978). Les genres de Memecyleae (Melastomataceae) en Afrique, Madagascar et Mascareignes. Adansonia 18 (2): 221–235.
  • Renner, S. S., Clausing, G., Cellinese, N. & Meyer, K. (2001). Melastomataceae. In: K. Larsen & I. Nielsen (eds), Flora of Thailand 7(3): 412–496.
  • Wickens, G. E. (1975). Melastomataceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa. Crown Agents, London.
  • Wurdack, J. J., Morley, T. & Renner, S. (1993). Flora of the Guianas, series A: Phanerogams. 99: Melastomataceae. Koeltz Scientific Books, Konigstein.

Trees of New Guinea

  • Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr., R.C. (1943). A contribution to the knowledge of the Melastomataceae occurring in the Malay Archipelago, especially in the Netherlands East Indies. Recueil Trav. Bot. Neerl. 40: 1–391.
  • Clausing, G & Renner, S.S. (2001). Molecular phylogenetics of Melastomataceae and Memecylaceae: Implications for character evolution. Amer. J. Bot. 88: 486–498.
  • Maxwell, J.F. (1981). A revision of the genus Pternandra (Melastomataceae). Gard. Bull. Singapore 34: 1–90.
  • Maxwell, J.F. (1989) Melastomataceae. In: F.S.P. Ng (ed.), Tree Flora of Malaya 4: 179–198. Longman Malaysia.
  • Renner, S.S., Clausing, G., Cellinese, N. & Meyer, K. (2001). Melastomataceae. Fl. Thailand 7(3): 412–497.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Feb 16, 2022 Burgt, X.M. van der [2274] Guinea K001381567 No
Jan 1, 2020 Savory, H.J.; Keay, R.W.J. [25080] Nigeria K000313137 Type Yes
Jan 1, 2020 Scott Elliot, G.F. [4513] Sierra Leone K000313140 Unknown Type Material Yes
Nov 1, 2014 Mansano, V.F. [956] Brazil K001589358 No
Jul 1, 2011 Suzana, S., et al. [S 98125] Malaysia K000566889 Yes
Jul 1, 2011 Muliati, M., et al. [S 97501] Malaysia K000566890 Yes
May 1, 2010 Nguyen, V.D., et al. [HNK 1596] Vietnam K000566753 Yes
May 1, 2010 Hiep, N.T., et al. [NTH 3453] Vietnam K000566754 Yes
May 1, 2010 Hiep, N.T., et al. [NTH 3428] Vietnam K000566755 Yes
Nov 1, 2009 Pius, G., et al. [SAN 148872] Borneo K000566310 Yes
Oct 1, 2004 Edward, A.; Sidkan, A. [MB133] Malaysia K000172266 Yes
Feb 25, 2004 Argent et al [20023] Philippines K000170357 Yes
Feb 25, 2004 Barbon et al [18726] Philippines K000170363 Yes
Jan 1, 1986 Cid Ferreira, C.A.; Lima, J. [3732] Brazil K000973059 Yes
Tadjouteu, F.; et. al. [234] Cameroon K001310828 Yes
Ashworth, J.; et. al. [18] Cameroon K001310832 Yes
Ashworth, J.; et. al. [18] Cameroon K001310833 Yes
Perigolo, N.A.; dos Santos, A.J.B.; Pereira, J.B.; Pereira-Silva, G.; Silva, T.R.; Walter, B.M.T. [236] Brazil K001567067 Yes
Giulietti, A.M.; Harley, R.M. [4009] Brazil K001577753 No
Willis, F.R. [95] K:SPC-70591.000 No
Riedel [3180] Brazil K000969701 Yes
Spruce, R. [4265] Peru K000006166 Yes
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil K000969700 Yes
den Outer-Helder, H.F. [18] Cote d'Ivoire K001562269 Yes
van der Burgt, X.M.; Konomou, G.; Thiam, A.; Conté, Y. [2415] Guinea K001187863 Yes
van der Burgt, X.M.; Konomou, G.; Thiam, A.; Conté, Y. [2415] Guinea K001187864 Yes
van der Burgt, X.M.; Konomou, G.; Thiam, A.; Conté, Y. [2415] Guinea K001187862 Yes
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil K000969781 Yes
Lopez, A.; Chavez, M., Bonser, T., Swift, C., Mucaleque, P., Briggs, M., Razanamahela, L., Randriansolo, V., Ralimananana, H., Lala [AL003] Madagascar K001598705 No
Perigolo, N.A.; et al. [268] Brazil K001553775 Yes
Perigolo, N.A.; et al. [266] Brazil K001553776 Yes
Willis, F.R. [98] Indonesia K:SPC-72295.000 No
Glaziou, A. [19289] Brazil K000973057 Yes
Haron, O.B. [S.19946] Malaysia K001275154 Yes
Silva, M.G.; Gois, G.; Agra, M.F. [1435] Brazil K000973056 Yes
Glaziou, A. [8695] Brazil K000973061 Yes

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