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Malabar Melastome (Melastoma malabathricum)

  • Malabar Melastome (Melastoma Malabathricum) https://www.sagebud.com/malabar-melastome-melastoma-malabathricum/
    Credit: Patrice78500 | Own work | License: PD
  • Malabar Melastome (Melastoma Malabathricum) https://www.sagebud.com/malabar-melastome-melastoma-malabathricum/
    Credit: Franz Xaver | selbst fotografiert - my own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Malabar Melastome (Melastoma Malabathricum) https://www.sagebud.com/malabar-melastome-melastoma-malabathricum/
    Credit: Franz Xaver | selbst fotografiert - my own photo | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5,2.0,1.0 CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Malabar Melastome (Melastoma Malabathricum) https://www.sagebud.com/malabar-melastome-melastoma-malabathricum/
    Credit: Cliff from Arlington, VA (Outside Washington DC), USA | Singapore Rhododendr...Uploaded by petronas | License: CC-BY-2.0
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Melastoma Malabathricum, or more commonly know as Malabar Melastome, is a shrub of the genus Melastoma. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Melastoma Malabathricum or Malabar Melastome's floral region is Hawaii, specifically in the state of Hawaii.

  • Category: Dicot
  • Genus: Melastoma
  • Family: Melastomataceae
  • Order: Myrtales
  • Class: Magnoliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Shrub
  • Native Status: HI (I)
  • Federal Noxious Status: NW
  • State Noxious Status: AL (CAW) CA (Q) FL (NW) MA (P) MN (PNW) NC (CAW) OR (Q) SC (PP) VT (CAW)
  • State Noxious Common Name: FL (Indian rhododendron) NC (Malabar melastome) SC (Banks melastoma melastoma)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: STATE US
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: H(FACU)





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