Chaetolepis microphylla

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Chaetolepis microphylla


Taxonavigation: Myrtales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids II
Ordo: Myrtales

Familia: Melastomataceae
Subfamilia: Melastomatoideae
Tribus: Melastomateae
Genus: Chaetolepis
Species: Chaetolepis microphylla



Chaetolepis microphylla Miq., 1840


  • Heterotypic
    • Osbeckia microphylla DC. in Prodr. 3: 140 (1828)
    • Rhexia microphylla Bonpl. in F.W.H.A.von Humboldt & A.J.A.Bonpland, Monogr. Melast. 2(Rhex.): 4 (1806)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
  • ^* Regional: Northern South America
      • Colombia, Venezuela

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Primary references


Additional references

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Vernacular names

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