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Melastoma?

Melastoma.sp

Notes:

Please help me Id this plant from the Melastomaceae family.



1 Species ID Suggestions

Malabar blackmouth
Melastoma malabathricum


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8 Comments

namitha
namitha 5 years ago

Hi RiveraDiego, thank you very much. But, I am not sure if plants of Tibouchina genus are there in India. Its definitely from the family Melastomaceae.

RiveraDiego
RiveraDiego 5 years ago

namitha tibouchina lepidota ???
nombre vulgar : siete cueros
http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/ICN/?c...

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

Ok Namitha!!!!

namitha
namitha 5 years ago

Hi Dilan, I wouldn't say that .You and Dan are probably right. It's just that I am not sure :)

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

Ok Namitha.If so neglect my suggesion!!!!

namitha
namitha 5 years ago

I am not sure if it is M.malabathricum, the leaves here look broader. Maybe because they are growing in well nourished soil, but not sure.

namitha
namitha 5 years ago

Thank you Dan, there are so many many different species around and I always get confused.

dandoucette
dandoucette 5 years ago

It may hard to get to the species level, but it looks a bit like Melastoma malabathricum.

namitha
Spotted by
namitha

Kerala, India

Lat: 8.71, Long: 77.13

Spotted on Nov 17, 2013
Submitted on Nov 19, 2013

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