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Taxonomic Serial No.: 27683

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Plantae  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Blakeaceae
  Common Name(s): melastomas [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: accepted  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2014   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomPlantae  – plantes, Planta, Vegetal, plants  
    SubkingdomViridiplantae  – green plants  
       InfrakingdomStreptophyta  – land plants  
             DivisionTracheophyta  – vascular plants, tracheophytes  
                SubdivisionSpermatophytina  – spermatophytes, seed plants, phanérogames  
                            FamilyMelastomataceae  – melastomas  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acisanthera P. Br.  
                               Genus Arthrostemma Pav. ex D. Don  
                               Genus Astronidium A. Gray  
                               Genus Calycogonium DC. – angleflower 
                               Genus Clidemia D. Don  
                               Genus Conostegia D. Don – snailwood 
                               Genus Dissotis Benth.  
                               Genus Graffenrieda DC.  
                               Genus Henriettea DC. – camasey 
                               Genus Heterocentron Hook. & Arn.  
                               Genus Heterotis Benth.  
                               Genus Lavoisiera DC.  
                               Genus Leandra Raddi  
                               Genus Macairea DC.  
                               Genus Mecranium Hook. f.  
                               Genus Medinilla Gaudich.  
                               Genus Melastoma L.  
                               Genus Miconia Ruiz & Pav. – johnnyberry 
                               Genus Mouriri Aubl.  
                               Genus Nepsera Naudin  
                               Genus Ossaea DC.  
                               Genus Oxyspora DC.  
                               Genus Pterolepis (DC.) Miq. – meadowbeauty 
                               Genus Rhexia L. – meadowbeauty 
                               Genus Sagraea DC. – hogwood 
                               Genus Tetrazygia Rich. ex DC. – clover ash 
                               Genus Tibouchina Aubl. – glorytree 
                               Genus Trembleya DC.  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, 2014, website (version 2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Angiosperm Phylogeny Website, botanical information system at the Missouri Botanical Garden, available at   
  Reference for: Melastomataceae   
  Source: Melastomataceae+Lythraceae+Combretaceae of North America Update, database (version 2011)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Updated for ITIS by the Flora of North America Expertise Network, in connection with an update for USDA PLANTS (2007-2010)   
  Reference for: Melastomataceae   
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Melastomataceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 4.0.4)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Melastomataceae   
  Source: The PLANTS Database, database (version 5.1.1)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: National Plant Data Center, NRCS, USDA. Baton Rouge, LA 70874-4490 USA.   
  Reference for: Melastomataceae   
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