Melastomataceae


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Melastomataceae

[‚mel·ə‚stō·mə′tās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
A large family of dicotyledonous plants in the order Myrtales characterized by an inferior ovary, axile placentation, up to twice as many stamens as petals (or sepals), anthers opening by terminal pores, and leaves with prominent, subparallel longitudinal ribs.
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Richard Olsmtead for their insights concerning taxonomy of the Melastomataceae and Bignoniaceae, respectively.
Uno de los grupos de plantas representativos de los ecosistemas andinos son de la familia Melastomataceae, donde se destacan las especies del genero Centronia D.
Food items Dry season Wet season Total (n =39) (n = 29) (n = 68) Arthropods (total) 89.7 58.6 76.5 Coleoptera 2.6 10.3 5.9 Hymenoptera 30.8 27.6 29.4 Isoptera 10.2 6.9 8.8 Hemiptera 5.1 -- 2.9 Unidentified Arthropods 71.8 31.0 54.4 Seeds (total) 15.4 27.6 20.6 Melastomataceae Clidemia urceolata DC.
M2 -- Melastomataceae sp2: hojas y nervaduras color verde opaco, con tricomas cortos y poco densos; peciolo muy corto; tallo, peciolos y domacios cubiertos con tricomas largos y densos, de color marron claro.
LAURACEAE Aiouea dubia (Kunth) Mez 009202 Ocotea floribunda (Sw.) Mez 009196 Ocotea jelskii Mez 009065 MELASTOMATACEAE Anaectocalyx bracteosa Triana 009185 Axinaea grandifolia 009104 (Naud.) Triana Miconia lonchopylla Naudin 009184 Miconia mesmeana Gleason 009096 Miconia tinifolia Naudin 009190 Miconia ulmarioides Naudin 009200 MELIACEAE Ruagea glabra Triana y Planch.
Miconia rubiginosa (Melastomataceae) was collected along the Franca-Claraval highway, Sao Paulo State, Brazil, and was identified by Dr.
Four species of Lopesia have been found inducing galls on Melastomataceae: Lopesia brasiliensis Rubsaamen on Ossaea sp.
generos % generos Fabaceae 16 10.32 Euphorbiaceae 7 4.52 Piedemonte Moraceae 7 4.52 Melastomataceae 6 3.87 Rubiaceae 14 9.03 Lauraceae 6 8.96 Melastomataceae 6 8.96 Bosque subandino Rubiaceae 8 11.94 Euphorbiaceae 5 7.46 Meliaceae 2 2.99 Habitat natural No.
Los herbarios de Colombia, la mayoria de ellos asociados a la region andina, cuentan con abundantes colecciones del genero Miconia indeterminadas, algunas de las cuales representan nuevas especies o registros para el pais, por lo que el numero nacional de especies de Melastomataceae constantemente se incrementa.