Melastoma malabathricum subsp. malabathricum

This subspecies is accepted
The native range of this subspecies is Seychelles, Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. & E. Australia. It is a shrub or tree and grows primarily in the wet tropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Kazan-retto, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Seychelles, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Cuba, Florida, Hawaii, Jamaica, Madagascar, Mauritius, Trinidad-Tobago

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2021). Flora of North America North of Mexico 10: 1-456. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (1999). Flora of Japan IIc: 1-328. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • Wagner, W.L., Herbst, D.R. & Sohmer, S.H. (1999). Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'i, rev. ed., 1: 1-988. University of Hawai'i Press, Bishop Museum Press.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Sep 15, 2006 Pereira, J.T., et al. [737] Malaysia K000275908 Yes
Dec 13, 2004 Ingle, N.R. [196] Philippines K000260565 No
Jun 14, 2004 Garcia, H.; Fernando, L. [25053] Philippines K000170499 Yes
Jun 14, 2004 Romero, E.; Majaducon, R. [29657] Philippines K000170495 Yes
Jun 14, 2004 Reynoso et al. [17791] Philippines K000170497 Yes
Jun 14, 2004 Gaerlan, F.; Chavez, R. [26378] Philippines K000170492 Yes
Jun 14, 2004 Reynoso; Gaerlan et al. [21593] Philippines K000170500 No
Jun 14, 2004 Gaerlan et al. [19837] Philippines K000170490 No
Jun 14, 2004 Gaelan et al. [23099] Philippines K000170494 No
Jun 14, 2004 Gaelanet al. [23088] Philippines K000170496 No
Jun 14, 2004 Garcia, H.; Fernando, L. [22977] Philippines K000170498 Yes
Jun 14, 2004 Reynoso et al. [14987] Philippines K000170491 Yes
Jun 14, 2004 Gaerlan; Reynoso [20349] Philippines K000170493 Yes
Feb 25, 2004 Romero et al [29576] Philippines K000170351 Yes
Feb 25, 2004 Pipoly et al [37680] Philippines K000170355 Yes
Feb 25, 2004 Romero et al [29479] Philippines K000170353 Yes
Feb 25, 2004 Madulid et al [23869] Philippines K000170354 No
Feb 25, 2004 Garcia; Fernando [22758] Philippines K000170352 Yes
Feb 25, 2004 Pipoly et al [38051] Philippines K000170356 Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Ridley, H.N. [s.n.] Indonesia K000867805 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Cuming, H. [927] Philippines K000890039 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 s.coll. [s.n.] Indonesia K000867816 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Copeland, E.B. [298] Philippines K000890046 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Wallich, N. [4081] Malaysia K000867832 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 s.coll. [1380] Philippines K000890040 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Cuming, H. [927] Philippines K000890038 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 s.coll. [775] Philippines K000890041 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Beccari, O. [3974] Malaysia K000867811 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 s.coll. [15813] Malaysia K000867831 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 s.coll. [s.n.] Indonesia K000867815 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Fenix, E. [3798] Philippines K000890044 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Lörzing, J.A. [s.n.] Indonesia K000867814 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Elmer, A.D.E. [22233] Philippines K000890049 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 s.coll. [s.n.] Indonesia K000867809 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Wallich, N. [4039] Nepal K000867841 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Seimund, E. [s.n.] Malaysia K000867833 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Blume, C.L. [s.n.] Indonesia K000867817 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Hooker, J.D. [s.n.] India K000867842 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Put [224] Thailand K000867822 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Korthals, P.W. [s.n.] Borneo K000867810 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Blume, C.L. [s.n.] Indonesia K000867808 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Korthals, P.W. [s.n.] Borneo K000867807 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Thompson, J.B. [350] Guam K000890031 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Blume, C.L. [s.n.] Indonesia K000867812 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Robinson, C.B. [9370] Philippines K000890048 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Whitford, H.N. [38] Philippines K000890047 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Barnes, P.T. [340] Philippines K000890045 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Korthals, P.W. [s.n.] Borneo K000867806 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Blume, C.L. [45] Indonesia K000867813 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Elmer, A.D.E. [12402] Philippines K000890043 Type Yes
s.coll. [774] Philippines K000890042 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Schlechter, F.R.R. [14396] New Guinea Melastoma setigerum K000890032 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Blume, C.L. [s.n.] Indonesia Melastoma setigerum K000890063 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Koorders, S.H. [26467] Indonesia Melastoma setigerum K000890076 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Koorders, S.H. [15293] Indonesia Melastoma setigerum K000890064 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1999 Blume, C.L. [s.n.] Indonesia Melastoma setigerum K000890062 Type Yes
Dec 1, 2010 Du, N.V., et al. [HNK3423] Vietnam Melastoma septemnervium K000566674 Yes
Lei, C.I. [665] China Melastoma septemnervium K002840094 No
Porter, G. [Cat. no. 4081] Malaysia Melastoma adpressum K001038103 Unknown Type Material Yes
Simaga, J.M. [806] Papua New Guinea Melastoma affine K001625202 Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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