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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Melastomataceae
Reference taxon from Catalogue of Life in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Melastomataceae
Recognized by Flickr BHL, iNaturalist, Eswatini Species List, Global Wood Density Database, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, Flickr Group, NMNH Botany in DwCA, Egypt Species List, Conabio, USDA PLANTS images, Phytokeys (archived), eFloras, Phytokeys, IUCN, Angola Species List, Bangladesh Species List, Barbados Species List, Australia Species List, Belize Species List, Benin Species List, Bhutan Species List, Bolivia Species List, Bonaire Saint Eustatius and Saba Species List, Botswana Species List, Brazil Species List, Brunei Species List, Burkina Faso Species List, Burundi Species List, Cambodia Species List, Cameroon Species List, Canada Species List, Central African Republic Species List, China Species List, Colombia Species List, Comoros Species List, Costa Rica Species List, Democratic Republic of the Congo Species List, Dominica Species List, Dominican Republic Species List, Ecuador Species List, El Salvador Species List, Equatorial Guinea Species List, Ethiopia Species List, Federated States of Micronesia Species List, Fiji Species List, France Species List, French Guiana Species List, French Polynesia Species List, Gabon Species List, Germany Species List, Ghana Species List, Grenada Species List, Guadeloupe Species List, Guam Species List, Guatemala Species List, Guinea Bissau Species List, Guinea Species List, Guyana Species List, Haiti Species List, Honduras Species List, Hong Kong Species List, India Species List, Ivory Coast Species List, Jamaica Species List, Kenya Species List, Laos Species List, Liberia Species List, Libya Species List, Luxembourg Species List, Madagascar Species List, Malawi Species List, Malaysia Species List, Mali Species List, Mariana Islands Species List, Martinique Species List, Mauritius Species List, Mayotte Species List, Mongolia Species List, Montserrat Species List, Mozambique Species List, Myanmar Species List, Namibia Species List, Nepal Species List, New Caledonia Species List, New Zealand Species List, Nicaragua Species List, Nigeria Species List, Norway Species List, Palau Species List, Panama Species List, Papua New Guinea Species List, Peru Species List, Paraguay Species List, Philippines Species List, Portugal Species List, Puerto Rico Species List, Republic of the Congo Species List, Reunion Species List, Rwanda Species List, Saint Kitts and Nevis Species List, Saint Lucia Species List, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Species List, Samoa Species List, Sao Tome and Principe Species List, Senegal Species List, Seychelles Species List, Sierra Leone Species List, Singapore Species List, Solomon Islands Species List, Somalia Species List, South Africa Species List, Spain Species List, Suriname Species List, Sweden Species List, Taiwan Species List, Tanzania Species List, Thailand Species List, The Bahamas Species List, The Netherlands Species List, Timor Leste Species List, Sri Lanka Species List, Togo Species List, Tonga Species List, Uganda Species List, Venezuela Species List, Vietnam Species List, Uruguay Species List, Vanuatu Species List, Zambia Species List, Zimbabwe Species List, Argentina Species List, Japan Species List, Cuba Species List, English Vernaculars for Landmark Taxa, OBIS environmental data records, Indonesia Species List, Mexico Species List, United States Species List, Arabian Sea Species List, Coral Sea Species List, Gulf of Guinea Species List, Indian Ocean Species List, Mozambique Channel Species List, North Atlantic Species List, North Pacific Species List, South Atlantic Species List, Flora of Zimbabwe, South Pacific Species List, and TRY summarized records
Melastomataceae A
Family recognized by Flora do Brasil

Alternative Names

Acidodendron Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acinodendron Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Acipetalum Turcz.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Adamea Jacq.-Fél.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Angustinea A. Gray
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Antheryta Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Aphanodon Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Appendiculana Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Arthrostema Ruiz & Pav.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Arthrostemma DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Arthrostemma Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Arthrostemma Pav. ex D. Don
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Astronia Noronha
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Augustinea A. St.-Hil. & Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Auliphas Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Beckia Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Bellucia Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Benevidesia Saldanha & Cogn.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Blakeaceae
Not accepted according to {resource_name} (synonym)
Bockia Scop.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachyandra Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brachyotum (A. P. de Candolle) Triana ex Bentham & J. D. Hooker 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Brittenia Cogn.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calycotomus Rich. ex DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calygogonium G. Don
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Calygonium D. Dietr.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cassebeeria Dennst.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Catachaenia Griseb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chaenanthera Rich. ex DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chaenophora Rich. ex Crueger
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chaetagastra Crueg.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chaetostemma Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Chiloporus Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Clidemiastrum Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Climedia Rafarin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Coryphadenia Morley
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Cyanandrium Stapf
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyathanthera Pohl
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Cyphostyla Gleason
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Decaraphe Miq.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Decarhaphe Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Derosiphia Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Dicrananthera K. B. Presl 1832
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diolena Naudin
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Dionicha Triana
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplarpea Triana ex Bentham & J. D. Hooker 1867
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplectria Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplochiton Spreng.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplogenaea A. Juss.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplogenea Lindl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Diplostegium D. Don
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Drepanandrum Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Enaulophyton Steenis
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Exodiclis Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Farringtonia Gleason
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Fothergilla Aubl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Fritschia Walp.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gallaria Schrank ex Endl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Gallasia Mart. ex DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Geniculatae
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glossocentrum Crueg.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Glossocoma Endl.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Graffenriedera Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Guildingia Hook.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Guilleminia Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Happia Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heeria Schltdl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Henriettella Naudin
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Heteronema Rchb.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Heterotrichum Triana
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hormocalyx Gleason
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Hosangia Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Huilaea Wurdack
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Husangia Juss.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hypenanthe Blume
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Hypoxanthus Rich. ex DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ischyranthera Steud. ex Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Itatiaia (Ule) Ule
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Jaraphaea Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jaravaea Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jaravaea Scopoli 1777
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Jucunda Cham.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Kibbessia Walp.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lasiandros St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lavoiseria Spreng.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leiocalyx Planch. ex Hook.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Leiostegia Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lieutautia Buc'hoz
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Lieutautia Buchoz 1779
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Llewelynia Pittier
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Loreya DC.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Lyndenia Miq.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Macroplatis Triana
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mayeta Juss.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Medinilla Gaudichaud-Beaupré ex A. P. de Candolle 1828
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Meisneria DC.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Melastomaceophyllum H. T. Geyleron Nordenskiöld 1887
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Melastomataceae Juss. 1789
Authority according to NCBI
Meliandra Ducke
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Memecylaceae
Not accepted according to {resource_name} (synonym)
Memycylon Griff.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miconiaceae
Not accepted according to {resource_name} (synonym)
Miconiastrum Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Miconiiphyllum P. Dusén 1908
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Microlepis (DC.) Miq.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Microphysca Triana
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Mimaecylon St.-Lag.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mommsenia Urb. & Ekman
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Monolena Triana ex Benth. & Hook. fil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Mouriria Triana
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Mouririaceae
Not accepted according to {resource_name} (synonym)
Muelleramra Kuntze
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Muriri J. F. Gmel.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Myriaspora DC.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Myrmecylon Hook. & Arn.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Myrmidone Mart.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Myrmidone Mart. ex Meisn.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Naudinia A. Rich.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Naudinia Decne. ex Triana
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Obeckia Griff.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Ochtocharis Walp.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Octhocharis G. Don
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Octomeris Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Omphalopus Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Orbeckia G. Don
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pentossaea DC.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Petaloma Sw.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Petrobium Bong.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Physophyllum Massalongo 1858
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pogonorhynchus Crueg.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Proboscidia Rich. ex DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pseudosbeckia A. Fern. & R. Fern.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pterocladon Hook. fil.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Pterocladum Triana
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Pyramia Cham.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Rhexia L.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Rhexiaceae
Not accepted according to {resource_name} (synonym)
Rupestrea R. Goldenb., Almeda & Michelang.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Salpinga Mart.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Sarcomeris Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Savastania Scop.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Savastonia Neck. ex Steud.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schizanthera Turcz.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Schizocentron Meisn.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Siphanthera Pohl
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Siphantheropsis Brade
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Soltmannia
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Spennera Martius
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Sphanellopsis Steud. ex Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Stephanogastra Karst. & Triana
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Synodon Raf.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tetrameris Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tetrazygos Rich. ex DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tetrazygus Triana
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tibuchina J. St.-Hil.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Topobea Aubl.
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Triblemma R. Br. ex Spreng.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tricentrum DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Truncaria DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tschudya DC.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Tulasnea Naudin
Synonym according to Flora do Brasil
Tylanthera C. Hansen
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Valdesia Ruiz & Pav.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wedeliopsis Planch. ex Benth.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wrightea Tussac
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Wrightia Sol. ex Naudin
Doubtful according to GBIF classification
Zulatia Neck.
Doubtful according to GBIF classification

Common Names

English

melastomes preferred
Tibouchina family
Recognized by Flora of Zimbabwe

Azerbaijani

Melastomakimilər preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bengali

দাঁতরাঙ্গা preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Catalan; Valencian

melastomatàcies preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Croatian

Melastomovke preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Finnish

Melastomakasvit preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

French

Lavoiséria aranéeux preferred
Recognized by CITES

German

Schwarzmundgewächse preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hebrew

מלסטומטיים preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Hungarian

Díszlevélfafélék preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Japanese

ノボタン科 preferred
Recognized by Wikidata, piaf, and admin

Lithuanian

Juodaininiai preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Macedonian

црноусни preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Malayalam

മെലാസ്റ്റൊമാറ്റേസീ preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Polish

Zaczerniowate preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Russian

Меластомовые preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Spanish; Castilian

Melastomataceae preferred
Recognized by CITES

Swedish

Medinillaväxter preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Thai

วงศ์โคลงเคลง preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Ukrainian

Меластомові preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Vietnamese

Họ Mua preferred
Recognized by Wikidata

Bjn

Karamunting preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
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Curated hierarchies for Melastomataceae

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida
Chloroplastida
Streptophyta
Embryophytes
Tracheophyta
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Superrosids
Rosids
Myrtales
Melastomataceae (this page)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Archaeplastida Adl et al. 2005
Chloroplastida
Spermatophytes
Angiosperms
Eudicots
Core Eudicots
Superrosids
Rosids
Myrtales
Melastomataceae (this page)

GBIF classification

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Myrtales
Melastomataceae (this page)

IUCN

Plantae
Tracheophyta
Magnoliopsida
Myrtales
Melastomataceae (this page)