Definition of Melastomaceae

1. Noun. A family of trees and bushes and herbs of order Myrtales; many are cultivated as ornamentals.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Melastomaceae

Melanesia
Melanesian
Melanesians
Melanie
Melanie Klein
Melanitta
Melanitta nigra
Melanochroi
Melanogrammus
Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Melanoplus
Melanotis
Melanotis caerulescens
Melanthiaceae
Melastoma malabathricum
Melastomaceae (current term)
Melastomataceae
Melb
Melba
Melba toast
Melbourne
Melbournite
Melbournites
Melburnian
Melburnians
Melchior
Melchior syndrome
Melchiors
Melchite
Melchizedek

Literary usage of Melastomaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"Melastomaceae R. Br. Exp. Congo, App. 5. 1818. MEADOW-BEAUTY FAMILY. Herbs (shrubs or trees in tropical regions), with opposite 3-9-nerved simple leaves, ..."

2. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel (1900)
"... which of course indicate a less degree of biological importance,butl prefer to cite some more examples from other cycles of affinity. 2. Melastomaceae. ..."

3. Systematic Anatomy of the Dicotyledons: A Handbook for Laboratories of Pure by Hans Solereder (1908)
"75), Melastomaceae (Fig. 79, p. 362), Umbelliferae (Fig. 95, p. ... 268), which is pointed like the cell containing it ; in certain Melastomaceae, ..."

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