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Noun: family Melastomataceae
  1. A family of trees and bushes and herbs of order Myrtales; many are cultivated as ornamentals
    - Melastomataceae, Melastomaceae, family Melastomaceae, meadow-beauty family

Type of: rosid dicot family

Part of: Myrtales, order Myrtales, order Thymelaeales, Thymelaeales