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Noun: Melastoma
  1. Type genus of Melastomataceae; Asiatic shrubs with leathery leaves and large purple flowers followed by edible fleshy black berries
    - genus Melastoma

Derived forms: Melastomas

Type of: rosid dicot genus

Part of: family Melastomaceae, family Melastomataceae, meadow-beauty family, Melastomaceae, Melastomataceae

Encyclopedia: Melastoma