Family  Melastomataceae Juss., nom. cons.

Family number: 703    Last Updated: 17-Jan-2017
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Number of accepted genera: 374
Type genus: Melastoma L.
Comments: dicot family

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL:
Accessed 21 October 2019.