Taxon: Heterocentron subtriplinervium (Link & Otto) A. Braun & C. D. Bouché

Genus: Heterocentron
Family: Melastomataceae
Nomen number: 18943
Place of publication: A. C. H. Braun et al., Sp. nov. min. cogn. 3. 1851 (Linnaea 25:300. 1853)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Almeda, pers. comm.)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Mexico

  • Naturalized

  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Jamaica

  • Cultivated


  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Flora of the West Indies (on-line resource). (F WIndies Online)
  • Almeda, F. 2012. Review of Melastomataceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  • Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  • Wagner, W. L. et al. Flora of the Hawaiian Islands (on-line resource). (F Hawaii Online)
  • Whiffin, T. 1973. Analysis of a hybrid swarm between Heterocentron elegans and H. glandulosum (Melastomataceae) (Taxon) 22:413-423.

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