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Melastoma cyanoides Sm.
Otanthera
A small plant from the rainforest in North Queensland. It often grows in disturbed areas.

  Melastoma cyanoides Melastoma cyanoides
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower and  developing fruit
  Location: Gourka Road, Topaz,  North Queensland Location: Gourka Road, Topaz,  North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚23.7126S, 14545.8454E  GPS coordinates:17˚23.7126S, 14545.8454E
  Date:14 January 2018 Date:14 January 2018
  Field No.:6345 Field No.:6345
     
  Melastoma cyanoides Melastoma cyanoides
 
  Description:Plant showing leaves Description:Underside of leaf
  Location: Gourka Road, Topaz,  North Queensland Location: Gourka Road, Topaz,  North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:17˚23.7126S, 14545.8454E  GPS coordinates:17˚23.7126S, 14545.8454E
  Date:14 January 2018 Date:14 January 2018
  Field No.:6345 Field No.:6345
     
  Melastoma cyanoides Melastoma cyanoides
 
  Description:Developing fruit Description:Plant in habitat on rainforest floor
  Location: Gourka Road, Topaz,  North Queensland Location: Gourka Road, Topaz,  North Queensland
 GPS coordinates:17˚23.7126S, 14545.8454E  GPS coordinates:17˚23.7126S, 14545.8454E
  Date:14 January 2018 Date:14 January 2018
  Field No.:6345 Field No.:6345
     
     


References (accessed 3 March 2018):

Whiffin, T. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1990), Melastomataceae. Flora of Australia 18:249 (as Othanthera bracteata)

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Melastoma_cyanoides.htm


Meyer, K. (2001), Revision of the Southeast Asian genus Melastoma (Melastomataceae). Blumea 46(2):359


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Melastoma cyanoides