Melastoma candidum D. Don Asian melastome

Symbol: MECA9
Group: Dicot
Family: Melastomataceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Tree Shrub
Native Status:
Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:
Kingdom   Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass   Rosidae
Order   Myrtales
Family   Melastomataceae – Melastome family
Genus   Melastoma L. – melastoma
Species   Melastoma candidum D. Don – Asian melastome
Introduced Information: This plant is introduced to some part of the PLANTS Floristic Area, though it may be native in other parts.

Source: USDA